Trump Claims Black People Love His Comments About Baltimore

President Donald Trump is claiming a groundswell of African American support in response to his comments insulting Rep. Elijah Cummings and calling his majority-black Baltimore district a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is claiming a groundswell of African American support in response to his comments insulting Rep. Elijah Cummings and calling his majority-black Baltimore district a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.” Trump claimed as he left the White House the building has been flooded with letters, emails and phone calls thanking him for “for getting involved.” He says, “Those people are living in hell in Baltimore” and “really appreciate” what…

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