Donald Trump places himself in the same category as Abraham Lincoln, claiming he's done more for the Black community than the majority of presidents.
With the Presidential election set to take place this November, Donald Trump has been attempting to strengthen his position in the White House. And while there are many eager at the prospect of seeing him defeated, there remain a strong baseline of Trump supporters who have fully endorsed the President and his blunt ways. Still, Trump has remained unabashedly unchanged, never failing to prop himself up or declare his own accomplishments.
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Today has been no different, with Donald Trump taking to Twitter to address one of the ongoing narratives that have long plagued him. "My Admin has done more for the Black Community than any President since Abraham Lincoln. Passed Opportunity Zones with @SenatorTimScott," he writes, positioning himself alongside a legendary American figure. "Guaranteed funding for HBCU’s, School Choice, passed Criminal Justice Reform, lowest Black unemployment, poverty, and crime rates in history."
Despite claiming that "the best is yet to come," many were taken aback by his invocation of President Lincoln, who actively helped abolish the Civil War and ended slavery in America through the Thirteenth Amendment. Given that Donald Trump's handling of the George Floyd protests have been divisive, to say the least, it's likely that his words will be used against him by those hoping for change. Check out his tweet below.