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Trump In 2011: "When Obama Gets 95% Of The Black Vote, Is That Racist?"

"I see your compatriots, your announcers saying, 'yes, he got 95% of the black vote but this wasn't a racial thing. They like his policy.' That's a lot of crap."

Posted on September 12, 2016, at 10:07 a.m. ET

In an interview with Fox News's Sean Hannity in 2011, Donald Trump suggested that black voters only supported President Obama because of his race.

"I think the race card is such a horrible thing," Trump said on Hannity. "And I've been watching it more and more lately. And I think it's disgraceful."

"And when Obama gets 95% of the black vote, is that racist? I mean, you know, does anybody ever mention that? He gets 95% of the vote," he continued. "And I see your compatriots, your announcers saying, 'yes, he got 95% of the black vote but this wasn't a racial thing. They like his policy.'"

"That's a lot of crap," he added. "But he's creating a racial divide, and I think he's doing it on purpose, and I think it's a very unfair thing and it's a very bad thing.”

The full interview no longer available online but can be watched in one minute increments on the T.V. archive and portions are on the Fox News website.

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