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Bernie Sanders 2020 ‘Win’ in NH Netted a LOSS OF 80,000 VOTES from 2016

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Despite a victory in the New Hampshire primary on February 11, 2020, the Sanders campaign should be a bit worried.

Sanders had a relatively lackluster performance this year compared to his 2016 efforts in the New Hampshire primary.

Here’s the facts:

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In 2016, Bernie walloped Hillary by 22% in the Live Free or Die state.

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That meant that the 2016 Sanders campaign received 152,193 votes according to the state’s official totals.

But flash forward to Tuesday night, Bernie only clocked in right at 76,000 votes.

That’s a loss of almost 80,000 VOTES!

There’s more people from 2016 who decided to vote against Sanders, or not vote at all, than voted for him in 2020.

Bad news for the Bern, no matter how you slice it.

The energy that many Sanders boosters were boasting about heading into the primaries appears to not be present looking at 2020 results so far.

However, President Donald Trump’s performance during the primaries was a whole different story:

Trump received a NET INCREASE of over 20,000 votes from his primary performance in 2016 to 2020.

President Trump received 85.6% of the vote, with 129,696 people voting for him in total.

All in all, things look good for President Trump’s re-election bid.

Nevertheless, he should not let his foot off the gas and continue campaigning on immigration restriction and call out the radicalism of the modern-day Democrat Party.

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Democrat Congressman Dismisses Low Black Unemployment under Trump

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Even with Black unemployment at its lowest rate in nearly 50 years under the Trump administration’s watch, South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn dismissed these numbers.

Clyburn said these numbers are “not true” because Blacks “were fully employed during slavery.” So, “it all depends on how you measure” it, he asserted.

On Fox News’s Your World With Neil Cavuto, host Neil Cavuto chatted with Clyburn about the Trump economy. Clyburn asked whether the president’s policies are beneficial to Black Americans.

“Let’s leave the words aside,” stated Cavuto.  “Whether you like his [Trump’s] style or not, or tweets or not, or comments or not,  he’s delivered the goods for a lot of African-Americans has he not? With record-low unemployment levels for one group or another. Among Africa-Americans, you don’t think that’s something constructive?”

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Clyburn, who voted to impeach Trump back in December, said, “Come on, Neil.  No, no, it’s not true.   I’m saying that the African-American unemployment is not the lowest it’s ever been unless you count slavery.”

“We were fully employed during slavery,” claimed Clyburn. “So it all depends on how you measure this up.”

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the national unemployment rate for African American workers, 16 years and older, was 5.4% in August 2019.  Michael W. Chapman of CNS New said this was the lowest rate in recorded history.

The BLS data for African American begins in 1972, almost 50 years ago.  According to a chart that Chapman posted, the unemployment rate numbers from July through December 2019 were in the 5’s range — 5.9, 5.4, 5.5, 5.5, 5.6 and 5.9. In January 2020, the rate was 6.0 percent.

Clearly Democrat elected officials are in denial about Trump’s economic success.

However, if the Trump administration wants to win black votes, it will need to push immigration restriction given how unskilled labor tends to displace black labor.

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