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Entertainment Biden apologizes for telling radio host 'you ain't black' if you are considering voting for Trump

01:56  23 may  2020
01:56  23 may  2020 Source:   news.yahoo.com

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The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee told a black radio personality to 'take a look at my record'. He then added: “ If you ’ve got a problem figuring out whether you ’re for me or for Trump , then you ain ’ t black .” The host countered that conversations about Mr Biden ’s running mate are not

Hear that, Black People? You can vote for the party that will always consider you a victim or you can vote for the party that respects you enough to LOL, Biden has no clue what he's talking about. The more he talks, the more people are turned off by him. He has a better chance of winning if he stays in

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Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized for remarks he made Friday morning insinuating that a black radio host “ain’t black” if he had questions about voting for him.

“I shouldn’t have been such a wise guy,” said Biden on a Friday afternoon call with black business owners. “I shouldn’t have been so cavalier. ... No one should have to vote for any party based on their race, their religion, their background.”

During an interview hours earlier, Biden suggested that African-American radio personality Charlamagne Tha God “ain’t black” if he was questioning whether he should support the presumptive Democratic nominee over President Trump in the general election.

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by telling a radio host that black voters torn between voting for him and President Trump “ ain ’ t Mr. Biden also made clear that he felt there was no reason black Americans would consider voting for “ If you have a problem figuring out whether you ’re for me or Trump then you ain ’ t black ,” Mr

Joe Biden just massively insulted black voters - telling a popular black radio host on Friday that Biden replied. “Well I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you ’re for me or Trump , then you ain ’ t black .” If you ’re Black and don’t want to vote for Joe He says you aren ’ t Black .

After an aide interrupted the interview to say that the former vice president was running short on time, the host asked that Biden pay the studio a visit the next time he’s in New York.

“It’s a long way until November,” he said. “We’ve got more questions.”

“You’ve got more questions?” Biden replied. “Well, I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.”

Charlamagne Tha God, Joe Biden are posing for a picture: Joe Biden speaking with Charlamagne on “The Breakfast Club” on Friday. (The Breakfast Club) © Provided by Yahoo! News Joe Biden speaking with Charlamagne on “The Breakfast Club” on Friday. (The Breakfast Club)

Charlamagne said that asking challenging questions of the Democratic candidate has nothing to do with supporting Trump.

“It don’t have nothing to do with Trump. It has to do with the fact that I want something for my community.”

Biden: 'If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black'

  Biden: 'If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black' Joe Biden said he "shouldn't have been such a wise guy" on Friday hours after he told a popular African-American radio host that anyone struggling to decide whether to support him or President Donald Trump in the general election "ain't black."Joe Biden said he "shouldn't have been such a wise guy" on Friday hours after he told a popular African-American radio host that anyone struggling to decide whether to support him or President Donald Trump in the general election "ain't black.

Joe Biden has apologized for questioning the blackness of a black radio host , saying he “Well I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you ’re for me or Trump , then you ain ’ t Biden resurfaced on Friday afternoon to apologize . Joining a conference call of black business

Joe Biden seems to have appointed himself the US’ top racial scientist, telling a prominent black radio host that if he considers voting for Donald Trump In a bizarre and often contentious interview, Joe Biden sat down with ‘The Breakfast Club’ host Charlamagne Tha God to discuss all things

Biden empathetically interrupted, telling Charlamagne to “take a look at my record, man. ... I have a record that is second to none,” and promised that he’d join the talk show in person.

Shortly after the interview aired, #youaintblack and #JoeBidenisaracist began trending on Twitter.

Trump campaign senior adviser Katrina Pierson said in a statement that Biden’s remarks make clear “that Joe Biden believes Black men and women are incapable of being independent or free thinking.”

Symone Sanders, a Biden campaign senior adviser, wrote on Twitter following the backlash Friday morning that Biden’s comments were made in “jest.”

“Let’s be clear about what the VP was saying: He was making the distinction that he would put his record with the African American community up against Trump’s any day. Period,” wrote Sanders.

The remark came at the end of a wide-ranging interview about black America on “The Breakfast Club,” a program popular for its candid and often contentious interviews with celebrities and politicians alike. Several Democratic candidates stopped by during the primary cycle to make their pitch, including an infamous appearance by Sen. Kamala Harris, who was mocked for an answer she gave regarding music and marijuana.

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White House hopeful Joe Biden told an African-American radio host Friday that he " ain ' t black " if he was unsure who to support in November's election Senator Tim Scott, the only black Republican in the Senate, also had choice words as he noted that 1.3 million black Americans had voted for

Joe Biden suggested that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ ain ’ t black ,” comments that The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee appeared on the Breakfast Club, a radio But with black voters already overwhelmingly opposed to Trump , Biden is also considering

Biden has already said he wants to pick a woman as his running mate, and the campaign has been pressured for months to select a black woman, pointing to the African-American community’s overwhelming support of the former vice president during the primary process, helping push him to frontrunner status. Several prominent black female politicians, including Harris and Stacey Abrams, have received notable publicity.

Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar are posing for a picture: Joe Biden speaks as Sen. Amy Klobuchar, one of his former rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, endorses him during a campaign event in Dallas on March 2. (Eric Thayer/Reuters) © Provided by Yahoo! News Joe Biden speaks as Sen. Amy Klobuchar, one of his former rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, endorses him during a campaign event in Dallas on March 2. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Recent news that Sen. Amy Klobuchar was also being vetted for vice president sounded alarms in the black community, especially considering the heavy criticism of her record prosecuting African-Americans in Minnesota.

During the interview with Charlamagne, Biden would not acknowledge any specific people on the vice presidential shortlist, but said that “multiple black women” are being considered.

Biden Says He Regrets Saying Black Voters ‘Ain’t Black’ if They’re Considering Trump

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Joe Biden told radio host Charlamagne tha God that he ' ain ' t black ' if he can't figure out who to pick between President Trump and him in the 'What I'm saying to them is I'm not acknowledging anybody who's being considered , but I guarantee you there are multiple black women being considered

He also told a black radio host that if the host can't decide whether to vote for Biden or Trump , then he " ain ' t black ." Both Biden and Trump have Biden has pledged that he will select a woman to be his running mate. "I'm not acknowledging anybody who is being considered , but I guarantee you

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Commentary: Does Biden take black voters for granted? His latest gaffe makes it seem that way .
If Joe Biden is counting on African American votes to win the White House in November, he may want to reboot his outreach strategy. During a radio interview Friday morning with Charlamagne tha God on the nationally syndicated, "The Breakfast Club," Biden said that "if you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black." It took a handful of nanoseconds for the predictable response.

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