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Trump's sly attempt to pit Hispanics, African-Americans against immigrants

Almost as an afterthought near the end of his nationally televised address on what he calls the "border crisis," President Donald Trump remembered his black and Hispanic constituents and what's good for us -- as he sees it.

"(A)ll Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal migration. It strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages," he said from behind his Oval Office desk. "Among those hardest hit are African-Americans and Hispanic Americans."

As an African-American

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