Lee told Anderson Cooper that President Donald Trump had given racism a “green light.”
It’s not just America, it’s worldwide.” His indictment of the POTUS continued: “The President of the United States had a chance to denounce hate.
CNN host Anderson Cooper, however, failed to correct Lee when he falsely claimed that President Trump didn’t denounce the hate groups that clashed left-wing domestic terrorist group Antifa clash during last year’s deadly riots in Charlottesville.
President Trump also denounced, two days later, the “criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans.”
Lee also told CNN that he would refuse any opportunity to sit down with President Trump.