Fox contributor suggests Nipsey Hussle could have helped Trump earn Black voters' support. Hussle co-wrote a song titled “Fuck Donald Trump.”
Jones also says Black voters will support Trump if he meets with famous rappers including Ice Cube, T.I., and Jay-Z
From the May 13 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): It's the other thing Lawrence, isn't it a bit of an insult to think the Black voter can be labeled as the Black voter? I mean, what education do you have? What -- are you working class? Are you upper class? Are you middle class? What is your situation? Are you suburban? Are you urban? People are just trying to blanket and say Black voters vote X, Y, and Z. I find that insulting.
LAWRENCE JONES (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): Yeah. And I think a lot of people do that because 90% of the time Black voters vote for the same candidate. And it all goes down to, Steve, what candidates actually show up in the community. You know, I got to be honest with you, when it comes from a policy standpoint Black voters may not agree with the Democratic Party, but the Democratic Party shows up in the community.
Donald Trump has a great opportunity, he's been around Black folks for a long time when it comes to the people that we consider cultural icons. And I think that it's time for the president to have a conversation. You know, if Nipsey Hussle was still alive, I would say president, talk to Nipsey because he is one that's talked about financial literacy. I don't think the Black community wants the president, the politician. I think more Black folks want Donald Trump the businessman. I think that's the person that they admire. And I think once the president got elected he went into the more of the typical Republican. But if the president were to sit down with someone like Ice Cube, T.I., or Jay-Z and talk about the finances and the real issues that affect Black America, I think you could see a change in the electorate.
KILMEADE: Yeah, there's no strategy to get the African-American voter. Republicans have almost given up and that's their fault.
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