WATCH: @realDonaldTrump: @POTUS "has done a terrible job for African Americans. Donald TrumpDonald TrumpGrant Woods, longtime friend of McCain and former Arizona AG, dies at 67 Super PACs release ad campaign hitting Vance over past comments on Trump Glasgow summit raises stakes for Biden deal MORE will do a great job." https://t.co/L0aThtqLKV— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) January 17, 2016
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump criticized President Obama one day before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, saying he will be “great for African Americans” if elected.
During an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” Trump on Sunday said he agrees with African Americans who believe the slain civil rights leaders dream has not been reached.
“I agree with them, especially under President Obama. We have an African American president and the black youth, the African American youth has essentially never done worse,” Trump said. “You look at the unemployment in the 50s, you look at African American people that are 30, and 35 and 40 in the height of their strength and life. President Obama, an African American, has done a terrible job for African Americans,” he added.
“Donald Trump will do a great job for African Americans. I'll bring back jobs to this country from china and many other places, and I'll let people work and make a great living. I will be great for African Americans.