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Half of American voters say Trump is racist: poll

Fifty-one percent of Americans said Trump is a racist, while 45% said he is not, the poll by Quinnipiac University revealed.

Only 21 percent of white Evangelicals believe the President is racist. Compare that to 63 percent of voters who don’t affiliate with any organized religion,according to Mary Snow, polling analyst for the survey.

While 46% of white people said Trump is racist, compared to 80% of black people, the poll found.

80% of black people said Trump is racist, while 11% said he is not.

Meanwhile, the poll showed 91% of Republicans believe Trump is not racist, compared to 86% of Democrats who say he is.

Regarding Trump’s immigration policies, 49% of the voters said the policies are motivated by “a sincere interest in controlling our borders,” while 41% said his immigration policies are motivated by “racist beliefs.”

The poll was conducted between July 25 and 28, and surveyed 1,306 voters nationwide.

It came nearly two weeks after Trump attacked four Democratic freshmen congresswomen — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley — and sparked debates about the president’s use of racist language.

 

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