US President Barack Obama says the African American turnout in favor of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has been less than “solid” among early voters.
During his appearance on the Tom Joyner Morning show on Wednesday, Obama said he was satisfied with the Hispanic vote but African American communities need to show more support for Clinton.
“I’m going to be honest with you right now, because we track, we’ve got early voting, we’ve got all kinds of metrics to see what’s going on, and right now, the Latino vote is up. Overall vote is up,” Obama said. “But the African-American vote right now is not as solid as it needs to be.”
America’s first black president, who has tried his best to line up his African American admirers behind Clinton, said Clinton’s color of skin should not kill the enthusiasm that earned him the victory for two terms.
““I know that a lot of people in the barber shops and the beauty salons and,…