Trump: Hillary hasn’t done anything for African-Americans

Republican presidential hopeful Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump's first fundraising email had 60 percent spam rate Trump, Clinton fundraising off Brexit vote UK vote triggers talks with US MORE on Thursday night said Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSanders shares star power with NY House hopeful Trump, Clinton fundraising off Brexit vote UK vote triggers talks with US MORE has done little for the African-American community during her lengthy career as a public servant.

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“But I listen to her, she’s been there forever,” Trump said on Fox News’s “Hannity.” “She’s talking about how she’s going to help African Americans. What has she been doing for the last 25 years?

“She’s been there, you know, that whole machine ... it’s been there for years, so many years. They haven’t done anything,” he added.

Trump promised that, if he wins the Republican nomination, he will win the black vote in a general election.

“I will tell you, African-Americans, if I get the nomination, will come to me,” he said. “We will have so many African-Americans, because they understand me, they know me.

“They know I’m going to bring back jobs from China, from Mexico,” he added. “I’m going to create jobs, great jobs, not the kind of jobs they have right now.”

Clinton and rival Democratic candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders shares star power with NY House hopeful Dems adopt minimum wage in platform draft Clinton warning about 'accessible' email adds fuel to controversy MORE are in heated competition for support from minority voters.

Sanders on Wednesday met with civil rights activist Al Sharpton, and Clinton is scheduled to meet with him on Tuesday. 

The Congressional Black Caucus PAC also endorsed Clinton on Thursday. 

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