CNN’s Keith Boykin and Bruce LeVell Battle Over Trump and Charlottesville: ‘You’re Filibustering Now’

Yesterday on Air Force One, President Donald Trump told reporters that during his conversation with Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) he informed the lawmaker that there were “some pretty bad dudes on the other side” in Charlotteville, resurrecting his “both sides” argument regarding the violence there last month. CNN held a panel discussion on Trump’s comments this morning, and things got a bit heated between CNN political commentator Keith Boykin and guest Bruce LeVell, a Trump advisor who serves as the executive director of Trump’s national diversity coalition. After the two men made their points during the segment, they each got a little peeved with the other as it wound down. After LeVell stood up for Trump and said that the president was just trying to condemn “hate everywhere,” he then said that “we’re not going to sit up here and twist words around and jump in the president’s head,” Continue reading "CNN’s Keith Boykin and Bruce LeVell Battle Over Trump and Charlottesville: ‘You’re Filibustering Now’"

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy — a man who was launched into the public eye when hundreds of white supremacists marched through his town — is standing by SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill after she called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist.” During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, Bellamy stood up for “Queen Jemele,” saying that minorities are too often “asked to be polite” rather than speaking their minds. Bellamy voiced his own grievances with the president, all while vindicating Hill’s controversial remarks:
“I’m trying to find out with where Queen Jemele told a lie because again — actions speak the loudest… Marginalized communities, we’re always asked to be polite, we’re always asked to compromise, we’re always asked not to say certain things — while other individuals are allowed to say whatever they want. They can empower and embolden whoever they want whenever they want… Continue reading "Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?"

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy — a man who was launched into the public eye when hundreds of white supremacists marched through his town — is standing by SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill after she called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist.” During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, Bellamy stood up for “Queen Jemele,” saying that minorities are too often “asked to be polite” rather than speaking their minds. Bellamy voiced his own grievances with the president, all while vindicating Hill’s controversial remarks:
“I’m trying to find out with where Queen Jemele told a lie because again — actions speak the loudest… Marginalized communities, we’re always asked to be polite, we’re always asked to compromise, we’re always asked not to say certain things — while other individuals are allowed to say whatever they want. They can empower and embolden whoever they want whenever they want… Continue reading "Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?"

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy — a man who was launched into the public eye when hundreds of white supremacists marched through his town — is standing by SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill after she called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist.” During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, Bellamy stood up for “Queen Jemele,” saying that minorities are too often “asked to be polite” rather than speaking their minds. Bellamy voiced his own grievances with the president, all while vindicating Hill’s controversial remarks:
“I’m trying to find out with where Queen Jemele told a lie because again — actions speak the loudest… Marginalized communities, we’re always asked to be polite, we’re always asked to compromise, we’re always asked not to say certain things — while other individuals are allowed to say whatever they want. They can empower and embolden whoever they want whenever they want… Continue reading "Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?"

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy — a man who was launched into the public eye when hundreds of white supremacists marched through his town — is standing by SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill after she called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist.” During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, Bellamy stood up for “Queen Jemele,” saying that minorities are too often “asked to be polite” rather than speaking their minds. Bellamy voiced his own grievances with the president, all while vindicating Hill’s controversial remarks:
“I’m trying to find out with where Queen Jemele told a lie because again — actions speak the loudest… Marginalized communities, we’re always asked to be polite, we’re always asked to compromise, we’re always asked not to say certain things — while other individuals are allowed to say whatever they want. They can empower and embolden whoever they want whenever they want… Continue reading "Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?"

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy — a man who was launched into the public eye when hundreds of white supremacists marched through his town — is standing by SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill after she called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist.” During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, Bellamy stood up for “Queen Jemele,” saying that minorities are too often “asked to be polite” rather than speaking their minds. Bellamy voiced his own grievances with the president, all while vindicating Hill’s controversial remarks:
“I’m trying to find out with where Queen Jemele told a lie because again — actions speak the loudest… Marginalized communities, we’re always asked to be polite, we’re always asked to compromise, we’re always asked not to say certain things — while other individuals are allowed to say whatever they want. They can empower and embolden whoever they want whenever they want… Continue reading "Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?"

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy — a man who was launched into the public eye when hundreds of white supremacists marched through his town — is standing by SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill after she called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist.” During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, Bellamy stood up for “Queen Jemele,” saying that minorities are too often “asked to be polite” rather than speaking their minds. Bellamy voiced his own grievances with the president, all while vindicating Hill’s controversial remarks:
“I’m trying to find out with where Queen Jemele told a lie because again — actions speak the loudest… Marginalized communities, we’re always asked to be polite, we’re always asked to compromise, we’re always asked not to say certain things — while other individuals are allowed to say whatever they want. They can empower and embolden whoever they want whenever they want… Continue reading "Charlottesville Vice Mayor Defends Jemele Hill’s Anti-Trump Tweets: Where Is The Lie?"