On Thursday, CNN’s Van Jones said that he can no longer find common ground with evangelical Christians like Pat Robertson.
The televangelist put money before the life of missing Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “We’ve got an arms deal that everybody wanted a piece of…it’ll be a lot of jobs, a lot of money come to our coffers. It’s not something you want to blow up willy-nilly,” Robertson said.
While on a panel with CNN’s Erica Hill, Jones said that Robertson was preaching about a reverse Jesus.
“That’s not how a minister should be talking about this. That’s literally the reverse of the gospels and teaching of Jesus Christ. To put literally material considerations over the dignity of a human soul is against Christianity,” Jones said.
Watch the full clip below via CNN.
‘This is ridiculous’: ex-prosecutor rips Democrats for not even swearing-in Hope Hicks before her testimony
The House Judiciary Committee failed in how they went about interviewing Hope Hicks, the longtime Trump advisor who rose to White House communications director.
On Thursday, the committee released a 273-page transcript of Hicks testimony behind closed doors.
For analysis, MSNBC "Hardball" anchor Chris Matthews interviewed former federal prosecutor Cynthia Alksne.
Lawyers representing Hicks repeatedly objected to her answer questions.
"What is this thing, this word objection? This is loaded, all this wasted paper, a lot of this paper simply has the word objection on it," Matthews said, holding up a 271-page printout of Hicks' transcript.
Trump campaign brags Mexico is paying for an imaginary wall — while Americans are stuck with the very real tab
On Thursday's edition of MSNBC's "The Beat," Ari Melber confronted Marc Lotter, a campaign official with President Donald Trump's 2020 efforts, on his broken promise to make Mexico pay for the wall. Lotter's response was to insist that Mexico was, in fact, paying for a wall — sort of.
"Donald Trump assured everyone, including his base, he says is going to be key, he promised them one thing about the wall. You know what it is. He promised them that somebody else would pay for it," said Melber, playing clip after clip of Trump saying Mexico would pay. "As president, Donald Trump has fought hard, shut down the government, and even used executive powers to seize funds to make Americans pay for the wall. Do you think that's sort of the toughest broken promise for the re-election campaign?"
Roger Stone ‘is going to jail’: Ex-prosecutor explains how it could blow open the legal case against Trump
Longtime Donald Trump political advisor Roger Stone is headed to jail, a former federal prosecutor explained on MSNBC's "The Beat" with Ari Melber on Thursday.
"News in the Roger Stone criminal case, federal prosecutors tonight say Stone has broken his gag order, allegedly again," Melber reported.
"This judge has been somewhat resistant to put Stone in jail the way many other defendants are treated around the country. In fact, even after he posted a picture of the judge herself next to what many interpreted as crosshairs, she provided him a second chance," he explained.