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Trump makes a $500 billion economic appeal to Black Americans, while pledging to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

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Trump makes a $500 billion economic appeal to Black Americans, while pledging to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Vucci At a Georgia campaign event on Friday, President Trump unveiled a $500 billion economic plan designed to boost opportunities for for Black Americans.

The “Platinum Plan” would create 3 million new jobs and 500,000 new black-owned businesses, according to Forbes.

Trump also announced that he supports making Juneteenth a federal holiday, along with designating the Ku Klux Klan and Antifa as terrorist organizations.

The incumbent president has struggled with racial controversies throughout his first term and hopes to peel off enough disaffected black Democrats and political independents to win reelection.

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On Friday, President Trump pledged to increase economic opportunities for Black Americans with a $500 billion measure aimed at creating 3 million new jobs and 500,000 new black-owned businesses, according to Forbes

“I’m here today to announce a brand-new plan to deliver more opportunity, more security, more fairness, and more prosperity to Black communities,” Trump said in his address at a Georgia campaign event.

“We call it the Platinum Plan, and that’s a contract with Black Americans.”The […]

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