Donald Trump to address black business leaders in North Charleston

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers a question during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Aug. 6 in Cleveland.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is expected to be a featured speaker later this month at a gathering of black business leaders in North Charleston, The Associated Press reported.

The Greater Charleston Business Alliance and the South Carolina African-American Chamber of Commerce announced his appearance, which would be the third in South Carolina for the New York real estate mogul and reality TV star since entering the presidential race.

It’s unclear exactly when Trump will speak in North Charleston: The conference runs from Sept. 23-25. Trump is scheduled to attend U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s town hall event in Columbia on Sept. 23.

South Carolina’s Republican primary is set for Feb. 20.

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