Diddy: Obama ‘shortchanged’ black people
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Hip-hop artist Sean “Diddy” Combs says Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonColorado governor teases possible presidential run Mueller asks judge for September sentencing for Papadopoulos House Judiciary Committee subpoenas FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts MORE has to prove herself to black voters because “[blacks] got a little bit shortchanged” by President Obama. 

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“My number one thing … is black people,” the rapper told Rev. Al Sharpton on Sunday, according to Page Six. “I feel like we put President Obama in the White House. When I look back, I just wanted more done for my people.” 

“You put somebody in office, you get in return the things that you care about for your communities. I think we got a little bit shortchanged. That’s not knocking the president. … He’s done an excellent job, you know, but I think it’s time to turn up the heat because the black vote is going to decide who is the next president of the United States.” 

Diddy, who donated to Clinton’s New York Senate race, said he hopes the former secretary of State “starts to directly talk to the black community.” 

“It really makes me feel, you know, almost hurt that our issues are not addressed and we’re such a big part of the voting bloc,” he said. 

Clinton has a wide lead over her Republican counterpart, Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days: report Wasserman Schultz: Infants separated from their parents are in Florida immigrant shelters Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics laws MORE, who was polling between 1 percent and 2 percent with black voters in early August. His campaign has spent much of the month reaching out to minority voters to attempt to bring in new voters.  

Clinton was polling between 83 percent and 89 percent with black voters during the same time.