Sen. Tim Scott criticized presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s claim that African Americans voters “ain’t black” if they are not planning to vote for him in November as an “arrogant, condescending comment.”
“That is the most arrogant, condescending comment I’ve heard in a very long time, and that’s saying something,” the South Carolina Republican told “Varney & Co” Friday morning on Fox Business.
The African-American senator pointed to the fact that Biden sponsored a “1990s crime bill that locked up more African-American males than any other piece of legislation.”
Scott said the criminal justice reform legislation that President Donald Trump supported helped correct the mistakes Biden made.
“For [Biden] to make such an arrogant, ridiculous comment to, if you think about the numbers, 1.3 million African-Americans voted for Trump,” Scott said.
“He’s saying to 1.3 million African-Americans that you’re not