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Transcript: The most interesting parts
Trump responded to an audience question about being a president for all Americans by expounding on people living in "inner cities."
"I would be a president for all of the people, African Americans, the inner cities," he said. "Devastating what's happening to our inner cities. "
"You go into the inner cities and — you see it's 45% poverty. African Americans now 45% poverty in the inner cities. The education is a disaster. Jobs are essentially nonexistent," he continued.
I would be a president for all of the people, African Americans, the inner cities.
Earlier in the debate, he had also responded to Clinton calling him unfit for president by bringing up inner cities.
"I've heard them where Hillary is constantly talking about the inner cities of our country, which are a disaster education-wise, job-wise, safety-wise, in every way possible," Trump said. "I'm going to help the African Americans. I'm going to help the Latinos, Hispanics. I am going to help the inner cities."
Some were quick to point out that "African American" and "inner city" are not synonymous.
Technically speaking, many "inner city" areas are among the wealthiest in the United States — including the ones Trump and the current president call home.