World News USA. Trump: Black voters who stayed home 'almost as good' as those who voted for him. President-elect Donald Trump claimed Friday night (Dec. 9) that African-Americans came through for him "big league" in the November election and said those who stayed home were "almost as good" as those who voted for him.
Trump's comments came during a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the latest stop on an ongoing "thank you" tour of states where the Republican prevailed against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Nationally, exit polls showed Clinton overwhelmingly winning African-Americans over Trump, 89 percent to 8 percent.
Still, that was a somewhat smaller margin than President Barack Obama enjoyed in his 2012 reelection against Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Exit polls from that race showed Obama garnering 93 percent of the black vote compared to Romney's 6 percent. Log In. Packed courtroom in Dylann Roof trial sees 360-degree image of church crime scene. CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Modern technology in the form of a 360-degree camera allowed jurors and a packed federal courtroom Thursday to take a walking tour through the body-strewn slaughterhouse of Emanuel AME church's once proud downstairs fellowship hall.
Nine African-American parishioners, including beloved pastor and state Sen. Clementa Pinckney and equally beloved 87-year-old Susie Jackson, were slain there during a Bible study at the Charleston church in June 2015 by Dylann Roof, a Columbia-area man prosecutors say was on a white supremacist-fueled rampage. Untitled. 1994 Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam found dead in Colorado. FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1994, file photo, Colorado's Rashaan Salaam poses with his 1994 Heisman Trophy at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York.
Authorities say Rashaan Salaam has been found dead in a park in Boulder, Colo. The Boulder County coroner's office said Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, that it is still investigating the death of 42-year-old Salaam. (AP Photo/Adam Nadel, File) (ADAM NADEL) Heisman winner Salaam found dead in Colorado park BOULDER, Colo.
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