NEW: The Trump campaign is planning to open community centers in 15 key cities, aimed at boosting African-American support. "You’re never going to get the votes you don’t ask for," Jared Kushner said, while presenting a mock-up at Virginia HQ today: https://t.co/MiRiC5HBg6
— Monica Alba (@albamonica) February 26, 2020
Depending on which poll you look at he has from 22 to to 32% black approval now and got 8% of the vote in 2016. If that goes up to 16, for example, it signals big trouble for Dems.
ARLINGTON, Va. — President Trump’s re-election campaign announced Wednesday that it is planning to open 15 community centers in critical battleground states next month aimed at boosting African-American support heading into the 2020 election.
These new retail-style spaces are technically field offices, staffed by Trump Victory — the joint committee between the campaign and the Republican National Committee — and will be located in “high-traffic areas” where black voters can walk in and learn about the president’s agenda.
“Last time it was ‘what the hell do you have to lose?’ Now, we’re going to show them what they’ve gained from President Trump and what more they could gain if they get more four years,” said White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who continues to play a key role in the campaign’s strategic decisions.
The locations for these “Black Voices for Trump” spaces include Detroit, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Miami, Charlotte and Atlanta; notably in all their top-tier target states: Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and Georgia.