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Entertainment Joe Biden Walks Back Remarks About Black Voters: 'I Shouldn't Have Been So Cavalier'

01:04  23 may  2020
01:04  23 may  2020 Source:   thewrap.com

Joe Biden Walks Back Remarks About Black Voters: 'I Shouldn't Have Been So Cavalier'

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Joe Biden has apologized for questioning the blackness of a black radio host, saying he His earlier remarks caused an outcry, but the former VP’s supporters were already covering for him. Joining a conference call of black business leaders, he said he “should not have been so cavalier ,” adding

Democratic White House candidate Joe Biden has said in an interview African Americans "ain' t black " if they vote for President Donald Trump over him. Mr Biden endeavoured to make amends on a call later to black business leaders. " I should not have been so cavalier ," he said.

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Joe Biden walked back his Friday morning comments about black voters during an afternoon phone call with U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce, saying he shouldn't have been "so cavalier" in his interview on "The Breakfast Club."

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee called his comments "really unfortunate" and said, "No one should have to vote for any party, based on their race or religion or background."

He also said, "I've never ever taken the African-American community for granted." Notably, President Donald Trump's re-election campaign accused him of taking the black community for granted after his initial remarks.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden walked back statements he made on The Breakfast Club on Friday morning in which he told radio host Charlamagne I shouldn ' t have been so cavalier I have never, ever taken the African American community for granted," PBS White House correspondent Yamiche

Biden draws criticism for saying voters who back Trump ‘ain’t black ’. “ I shouldn ’ t have been so cavalier .” The president, meanwhile, retweeted Senator Tim Scott’s view that Biden ’s comments Challenging millions on their blackness is condescending. The GOP was started to oppose slavery.

During his interview on Friday morning, the former vice president told host Charlamagne Tha God, "I'll tell you what: If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black."

He was already over his allotted time for the interview — in which he reviewed his record on matters related to race — and made the declaration when Charlamagne closed out the chat by saying they should do another interview before the November election because his team still had "more questions."

By late Friday morning, the moment was trending on Twitter under hashtag #YouAintBlack. Charlamagne's name was also trending, as was The Breakfast Club, while listeners weighed in. Senator Tim Scott, a black Republican, tweeted he wasn't surprised to see a Democrat "take the black community for granted."

Fox News' Harris Faulkner also responded later in the day, calling them "just hurtful" during a panel discussion on the network, during which she read the Trump campaign's response out loud.

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© DEBBIE HILL In the event of his election victory, prospective US presidential candidate Joe Biden does not want to undo the controversial relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The prospective US presidential candidate Joe Biden does not want to reverse the controversial relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in the event of his election victory.

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