Trump aide claims 'huge movement' of black voters to GOP

Trump aide claims 'huge movement' of black voters to GOP
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Omarosa Manigault, an aide to President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders urges impeachment trial 'quickly' in the Senate US sending 20,000 troops to Europe for largest exercises since Cold War Barr criticizes FBI, says it's possible agents acted in 'bad faith' in Trump probe MORE, claimed Wednesday that there is a "huge movement" of African-Americans moving to the Republican Party. 

Manigault, who worked for in the Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonChris Wallace: Allegations against Trump 'far broader than the Clinton impeachment' DOJ argues Congress can't take non-legislative steps against Trump on emoluments White House spokesperson: Pelosi, Democrats 'hate Trump's success' MORE White House for Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreCharlotte Pence to hold wedding reception at vice president's residence Impeachment can't wait Lessons of the Kamala Harris campaign MORE and who voted for President Obama, said she used to be a Democrat. 

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"Traditionally, African-Americans have been Democrat, and I think the Democrats have taken advantage and taken for granted the African-American vote," she said on Fox News Wednesday evening.
 
"You are seeing a huge movement of African-Americans moving to the Republican Party." 
 
Trump received 8 percent support among black voters, slightly outperforming the 6 percent support GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney received in 2012, according to New York Times exit polls.
 
But African-Americans overwhelmingly favored Clinton on Election Day — 88 percent voted for her. 
 
In 2004, President George W. Bush received 11 percent support among black voters, while Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainEx-Rep. Scott Taylor to seek old Virginia seat Man acquitted over tweet offering 0 to killing an ICE agent Lessons of the Kamala Harris campaign MORE (R-Ariz.) received 4 percent support among African-Americans in 2008 when he faced Obama.