Editor’s Note: Liberty Nation’s Washington Political Columnist Tim Donner and socio-political Correspondent Jeff Charles talk about President Trump’s success with minority voters. This is the transcript of Liberty Nation Radio heard coast-to-coast on the Radio America Network. A podcast version or a videocast of this program is also available by clicking the links.
Tim Donner: Well, much was made in the 2020 election campaign of President Trump's effort to attract a greater share of the minority vote. He's compiled an admirable record on issues ranging from criminal justice reform to opportunity zones in Black communities to permanent funding of historically Black colleges. But most of all, Black and Hispanic unemployment fell to its lowest level ever, and this was supposed to boost the president's support substantially among minorities.
And at least on the surface, it seemed to work because Trump got the greatest share of the majority vote, that's Black and Brown people, of any GOP presidential candidate in 60 years. But did it hit the target? Did it alter the minority vote enough to give Republicans hope on this front going forward?
Joining us to help answer that question is libertynation.com's socio-political correspondent, our old friend, Jeff Charles. Welcome back, Jeff.
Jeff Charles: Hey, thanks for having me.
Tim: So Jeff, we talked about this on more than one occasion leading up to the election, and discussed how if ever the GOP could make a breakthrou...