Al Sharpton: Trump Won "Playing The Race Card"


Al Sharpton told MSNBC 'Morning Joe' host Joe Scarborough that President Trump won 2016 using the "race card" and that African-American voters favor former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020 polls because he is saving the Obama-Biden agenda.

"I think that people forget when they talk about Joe Biden is that I agree with Donny, one, Donald Trump won playing the race card but he also played that he was going to undo everything President Obama did. We must undo what Obama did," Sharpton said Friday morning.

AL SHARPTON: Well, undoing Obama is undoing Obama-Biden. So a lot of African-Americans are saying this is my vote to say I am with Obama-Biden and the things that Donald Trump is trying to undo. And Biden gets a lot of support because of that. He was the co-pilot of the years that Mr. Trump is now trying to displace.

So it's going to take more than one or two bad nights at a debate for people to look at Joe Biden as separate from the last ten years. They weren't around 50 years ago for busing. It's a big issue and an important issue, but they remember in real life their own experiences over the last ten years that is trying to be displaced by this president and Joe Biden was part of that and really fought hard in that. I was in the rooms. I disagreed with Joe Biden in the '90s but Joe Biden was an ardent fighter in the rooms for what Barack Obama did with the Affordable Care Act and criminal justice reform.

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