NAACP president says Biden cannot take African American vote for granted

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    N2Doc
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    NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson said on CBSN Friday that Joe Biden should not assume he has the full support of the African American community during the election. “You cannot take the African American vote for granted,” Johnson told CBSN’s Reena Ninan in response to Biden’s remark that if black voters are undecided between him and President Trump, then they “ain’t black.”

    Johnson acknowledged that Biden has significant support in the African American community, but said the presumptive nominee should work to maintain that critical support. “You either win or lose with the support of the African American community,” he said.

    When asked if Biden should apologize for his comments, Johnson said the Biden campaign should take the backlash as a “lesson” moving forward. “In order for his campaign to win he must garner more support from the African American community, and those comments take away from that,” he said.

    “If his campaign is not taking that serious at this juncture, there’s a lot of questions that still need to be answered,” he said.

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    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/naacp-president-says-biden-should-not-take-the-african-american-vote-for-granted/

    Quit before you get further embarrassed, Joe

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    Biden also said that the NAACP has endorsed him every time he ran. Shortly after the interview the NAACP said they NEVER endorsed Joe Biden. They never endorse candidates. I read that at the Heavy.

    Biden is always playing fast and loose with the truth.

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    Sorry NAACP president, but Biden is now, and will continue, to take the AA vote for granted.

    All governments lie to their citizen's, but only Americans believe theirs.

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