Black Democrat Rep Bernadine Kent says she is 'proud to support Trump' and reveals why she turned away from her party
30th September 2020

BLACK Democrat Representative Bernadine Kent said she is "proud to support Trump" and revealed why she turned away from her party.

Kent shared a letter on Tuesday claiming that "President Trump has provided a record number of Black Americans with a real shot at the American dream."

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The "lifelong Democrat" is the second State Representative from her party to publicly endorse Trump.

Kent listed reasons for why she is supporting the Republican Party leader this November, including "reliable access to quality higher education" and "record-low unemployment" in the black American community.

She also quoted Joe Biden's infamous comment, where he told Americans "if you're still deciding between me and Trump, then you ain't black," saying her values align more with Trump than Biden's "divisive rhetoric, promotion of mass incarceration, and disrespectful, insensitive ideologies."

Kent concluded her letter: "Not only am I black, I am a proud American and delighted to endorse President Trump for re-election."

It is unclear whether the letter was written before or after Tuesday night's live debate.

During the debate, moderator Chris Wallace noted that Trump had previously criticized his Dem rival Biden for failing to call out "Antifa and other left-wing extremist groups."

Wallace then asked Trump: "Are you willing, tonight, to condemn white supremacists and militia groups and to say that they need to stand down?"

"Sure, I'm willing to do that," Trump replied. "But almost everything I see is from the left-wing not from the right-wing. I'm willing to do anything – I want to see peace."

"Well, then do it, sir," Wallace said.

Trump then went on to tell right-wing group The Proud Boys to "stand back and stand by."

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