Steve Harvey Is Hurt By Backlash Over Trump Meeting

Steve Harvey Is Hurt By Backlash Over Trump Meeting

Trump & Harvey

Harvey Hurt By Trump Backlash

Steve Harvey is feeling the backlash after his meeting with president elect Donald Trump. He explained,

On a personal note, a lot of y’all hurt me. I didn’t expect the backlash to be so fierce. I also understand if I’m going to keep getting stabbed at, at least while you’re stabbing me, you should understand my intent. I’m from the hood. I’ve been putting in the work for years. I care about these inner cities because that’s where I’m from.

The TV host and comedian also says that President Obama’s final farewell address inspired him to meet with Trump.

The only way we can heal the divide in this country is through conversation. When I listened to President Obama’s final speech in Chicago one of the things that stuck in my mind was when he told people to get out from behind our computers and get involved. I took that to mean, get from behind the microphone.

As previously reported, last Friday, Harvey met with Trump at his Manhattan headquarters, where they discussed inner-city housing issues. At the time, he stated about the meeting,

It’s not my jump into politics, I ain’t going to pass a background check. It’s just me following orders from my friend, President Obama who encouraged citizens to get organized and take action.

Harvey said that Trump made an introduction to Ben Carson, Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Harvey added,

He said he wanted to do something. It’s an honor to be invited to talk. I really enjoyed the conversation.

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Harvey also posted a message on social media about his meeting.

Steve Harvey Is Hurt By Backlash Over Trump Meeting

 

Take a listen to Harvey further discussing his meeting below.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams