Van Jones On DREAMers: Trump Was "Selling Sweet-Tasting Candy With Poison In It"


CNN's Van Jones reacted to President Trump's first official State of the Union address and said he was selling "sweet-tasting candy with poison" when he moved to section about immigration and DREAMers.

"Let me just say, master salesperson, he used all of those stories really well. He was selling sweet-tasting candy with poison in it," Jones said. "What he said -- no. What he said about those young people, he implied -- and he did it deliberately, that DREAMers are gang members. And when you look at the numbers facts matter."

"Facts matter that some DREAMers are gang members," Rick Santorum interrupted. "That's a fact."

"Hold on a second," Jones told Santorum. "It's completely unacceptable to take this issue, which is -- we have a moment now where 90% of the country agrees that these young people deserve a shot. And to smear these young people with the blood of -- it's wrong! It's morally wrong."

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