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Trump Compares Himself To Martin Luther King Jr. In Self-Gloating Tweet About His Inauguration

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While millions of Americans are celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Donald Trump is spending his time comparing himself to the iconic civil rights leader while celebrating his inauguration anniversary.

Trump compared himself to MLK, saying that he is a hero to the Black community.

“It was exactly three years ago today, January 20, 2017, that I was sworn into office. So appropriate that today is also MLK jr DAY. African-American Unemployment is the LOWEST in the history of our Country, by far. Also, best Poverty, Youth, and Employment numbers, ever. Great!” Trump tweeted.

As fact-checkers explain, Trump was hardly the one responsible for the low rate of unemployment among Black Americans. As the Associated Press explained, “Trump is seeking credit he doesn’t deserve for black job growth. He’s also wrong to assert that Democrats haven’t done anything to improve the economic situation for African Americans. It’s true that black unemployment did reach a record low during the Trump administration: 5.9 percent in May 2018. It currently stands at 6 percent.”

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