CNN political commentator Van Jones said Monday on “Erin Burnett OutFront” that Governor Ron DeSantis’ (R-FL) Pride Month 2024 campaign video shows he was “worse than” the former President Donald Trump.
Jones said: “This is a shameful decision by the Supreme Court. But DeSantis should be ashamed of himself. Anyone who jumps up and down saying hello, anyone but Trump. We want a Ron DeSantis. We think Ron DeSantis can beat Trump. We love Ron DeSantis. take those words back, because this guy is worse than Trump. Ron DeSantis is worse than Donald Trump.
He continued, “Donald Trump was at least trying to open up the party, the Republican Party, by reaching out to African American voters and gay voters. Hey, everyone is welcome here. Ninety-nine things you can hate, but that was the only good thing he tried to do. DeSantis wants to punish him for it. He wants to punish an American president for opening his heart after gays and lesbians were gunned down in a nightclub. You don’t punish an American president for that if you’re a patriot, if you’re a human being, if you’re a Christian, if you’re a decent carbon-based being, you don’t. Ron DeSantis does that.
Jones added, “Ron DeSantis is trying to punish Trump for trying to do something about criminal justice reform, with the First Step Act he got 25,000 people home, and only 12% got back. got into trouble, the most successful reform ever helped the black community. Ron DeSantis wants to punish him for that. Ron DeSantis is trying to punish Donald Trump for the few good things he’s done. Ron DeSantis is despicable. He is shameful. This announcement is shameful. And whoever was on his train should apologize and get off immediately. He is worse than Trump.
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