On last week's airing of The View, Omarosa Manigault, Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liason, promised the American people that the upcoming festivities for Black History Month were going to be "extravagant" - truly showing how much Trump cares about the Black community. Well, if his Black History Month speech at an African American History Month Listening Session celebrating the holiday is any indication, all of the black "friends" he has on his cabinet will not save him. Somehow his speech lacked content of celebrating black leaders and icons and more about...well, him - which missed the mark of the occasion, in our opinion.
What do you think?
Below is the video and transcript to witness for yourself.
“Well, the election, it came out really well. Next time we’ll triple the number or quadruple it. We want to get it over 51, right? At least 51.
[Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star published the first transcript of this on Twitter; Deadspun re-transcribed the president’s remarks from video for this transcript.]