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Trump's 'My African-American' Supporter Wasn't Offended

Gregory Cheadle said he was the man singled out in the crowd

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    Trump's 'My African-American' Supporter Wasn't Offended
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures to a his camouflaged "Make America Great" hat as he discuses his support by the National Rifle Association at a campaign rally at the Redding Municipal Airport on June 3, 2016, in Redding, Calif.

    An African-American man singled out by Donald Trump at a rally in California on Friday said he was not offended by the “odd” episode, NBC News reported. 

    Gregory Cheadle said he was the man singled out in the crowd, as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee boasted of his support among African-American voters. 

    "I didn't take offense at all because of what he said afterward," Cheadle later told NBC News. "I liked what he said about his black supporter fighting off a man dressed as a klansman at his rally." 

    Cheadle, who describes himself as a Republican, said he wouldn’t necessarily vote for Trump even after attending his rallies.