CNN's Van Jones Calls Out Donald Trump For Inspiring Support From White Supremacists

Jones: "My Deep Concern Is That Donald Trump Is Beginning To Legitimate Some Of The Dark Things That Have Been In Our Country For A Long Time"

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From the January 10 edition of CNN's State of the Union:

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VAN JONES: This is troubling. If I were [Donald] Trump, this is a time to look in the mirror. Who am I inspiring? Who am I attracting? Why will horrible racist groups say I'm the only candidate that speaks for them? This is what is -- my deep concern is that Donald Trump is beginning to legitimate some of the dark things that have been in our country for a long time, and now starting to let them elevate, let them rise. If I were Trump, I'd look in the mirror.

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