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People| Fri Jan 12 04:19:57 EST 2018
CNN anchor Don Lemon is being hailed a hero by many on Twitter after he opened his broadcast Thursday night with a strong rebuke of President Donald Trump. “The President of the United States is racist,” Lemon, 51, said at the opening of his CNN broadcast. “A lot of us already knew that.” Lemon, who has been targeted by Trump on Twitter, continued to speak frankly about the president’s reported comments on his broadcast Thursday, calling them “frankly disgusting” and noting that “they are not shocking, and not even really surprising — because this is who Donald Trump is. This is what he thinks.” The journalist then directly addressed Trump supporters who might have been “taken aback” by..

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