Donald Trump enthusiastically emerged from a lengthy meeting with black pastors in New YorkCity on Monday, defiantly dismissing criticism from some in the African-American community that he is espousing racist rhetoric.
“I saw love in that room. I see love everywhere I go,” Trump told reporters with characteristic bombast in an impromptu press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan.
Flanked by black religious leaders supporting his candidacy, Trump claimed there were more than 100 people in the two-and-a-half hour meeting, and that he expected “many, many endorsements” to come.
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