‘Y’all got me twisted’: Steve Harvey distances himself from Trump ahead of divisive midterms

“Stop looking at my Instagram page thinking that I vote for Donald Trump,” Harvey declared Wednesday on the radio, just weeks before midterm elections.

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President-elect Donald Trump and television personality Steve Harvey speak to reporters after their meeting at Trump Tower, January 13, 2017 in New York City. President-elect Trump continues to hold meetings at Trump Tower in New York. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)


Just a year after his ill-advised meeting with Donald TrumpSteve Harvey wants people to know that, unlike Kanye West, he does not love or support the president.

Wednesday, during a segment on The Steve Harvey Morning Show encouraging listeners to vote in the midterm elections, Harvey took the opportunity to clarify where his political allegiances stand.

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“Stop looking at my Instagram page thinking that I vote for Donald Trump,” Harvey declared on the radio.

“Y’all got me twisted. Now, anybody that really knows me and listens to the show know good and hell well, I’m not a Trump supporter. That was a meeting. A damn meeting. Man, I’m trying to get somebody up in there, man, where we can make a difference.”

The 61-year-old also pointed out that low-income Republicans headed to the polls should keep in mind that the GOP plans to take aim at pre-existing conditions when it comes to overhauling the Affordable Care Act, most commonly referred to as “Obamacare.”

“They are still trying desperately to get rid of more and more segments of Obamacare,” Harvey explained. “And if you don’t think those preexisting conditions are one of ’em, that’s a huge thing they want done away with. They are lying saying that they want to keep pre-existing conditions. They can’t with the proposals that they’re putting forth about Obamacare. They want to get rid of that because they consider that an entitlement.”

When a clip of the segment was posted on the show’s Instagram page, followers were quick to applaud the comedian for statements.

“Tellum Uncle Steve!!!” posted one enthusiastic fan. “Please get off his nuts! There is NOTHING ABOUT HIS SHOW OR HIS PAGE that should make you believe he is a trump supporter. Now get out and vote DAMMIT!!!”

Check out the clip for yourself, below.

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