Van Jones Snaps: "I'm Not Spreading The Terror" About Donald Trump, "You Have To Hear The Pain"


During a panel discussion about Donald Trump winning the presidential election, CNN contributor Van Jones snapped when accused of spreading undue fear about a Donald Trump presidency.

VAN JONES: Muslim parents that are afraid right now aren't afraid because of kids with signs. They're afraid because he said over and over again that he wanted to ban people of their faith. That lands like a bomb...

You want to explain to me why people who are scared shouldn't be afraid...

I didn't say 'Internment Camps.' I'm not afriad of that...

KAYLEIGH MCENANY, TRUMP SUPPORTER: You should correct that fear. That's not ture. Donald Trump has never proposed internment camps. You have to correct that fear.

VAN JONES: You don't get to lecture me. You need to back off. You need to have a little bit of empathy and understanding for people who are afraid because your candidate has been one of the most explosively provocative candidates in the history of our country. There is a price to be paid for that.

I am not finished, I am not going to be talked over tonight, I am not.

You have people who are terrified and you have to take some responsibility. I am not spreading the terror, I am trying to damp it down.

You have people -- Latino families-- who say this guy says he is going to deport. Millions of people. They don't know if they should sell their homes. They are terrified. That is a real fear...

If you want unity --and I'm working harder for unity than anyone on this stage, I guarantee it-- If you want unity, we have to hear the pain first.

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