Al Sharpton Claims Trump Attacks Obama Because He’s ‘Everything Would Have Wanted To Be In Life’


Rev. Al Sharpton said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that the reason President Donald Trump attacks his predecessor so often is that former President Barack Obama “is everything [Trump] would have wanted to be in life.”

“To attack Barack Obama — because he is so obsessed that Barack is everything he would have wanted to be in life, that he can’t stand that a man who happens also to be black, has hit every mark that he could not make and didn’t have a rich father to finance it — it just drives him crazy.”

Sharpton said that black voters are “very similar to other voters” in that they vote for people who deliver for them and “address” their issues, suggesting that Trump did not do enough of that and “even under the best economic circumstances of the last three-and-a-half years, blacks were still doubly unemployed, and the president never addressed that, never said, ‘here’s a plan for that.’” ... (Read more)

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