Poll’s ‘insane’ data shows 64% of Republicans think a ‘good president’ may still use the N-word
The survey of 1,500 American adults found only 43 percent of Republicans found the N-word to be racist, in comparison to 73 percent of Democrats. The poll results incited some outrage from people on Twitter who called the figures “insane” and “astonishing and depressing."
It comes on the heels of US President Donald Trump’s latest scandal, in which he was allegedly recorded saying the N-word while filming ‘The Apprentice’. The allegation stems from former White House aide and Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman.
There’s no proof of such a recording and the president has denied its existence. However, when Trump’s press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about such a tape she told reporters; "I can't guarantee anything.”
The majority of surveyed participants said they believe Trump has either “probably” or “definitely” used the racial slur while in office. However just 8 percent of Republicans said they believed Trump “definitely has”, in comparison to 56 percent of Democrats.
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