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 TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president 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 ClintonDemocratic group plans mobile billboard targeting Collins on impeachment Political science has its limits when it comes to presidential prediction Walsh plans protest at RNC headquarters over 'nakedly anti-Democratic' primary cancellations MORE White House for Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreNH Democratic Party chairman rips Bloomberg op-ed as 'desperate for some press attention' It's time to provide needed reform to the organ donation system On The Trail: History is not on Biden's side 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 McCainMartha McSally fundraises off 'liberal hack' remark to CNN reporter Meghan McCain blasts NY Times: 'Everyone already knows how much you despise' conservative women GOP senator calls CNN reporter a 'liberal hack' when asked about Parnas materials MORE (R-Ariz.) received 4 percent support among African-Americans in 2008 when he faced Obama.