CNN’s State of the Union Blows Up Over Northam and Racism: ‘This is Not About President Donald Trump!’

Posted on February 10, 2019 12:28 pm

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A debate over the controversies engulfing Virginia’s leadership got contentious on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, after a guest brought up President Donald Trump.

The discussion centered on Gov. Ralph Northam‘s blackface scandal, but also touched on Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring‘s blackface admission and the two sexual assault allegations against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.

As the panel condemned Northam’s attempts to make amends and remain in office, former Democratic Rep. Nanette Barragán said Trump “has been one of the most divisive presidents, and frankly, racist himself.”

“We can’t forget about the person who is dividing us,” Barragán