CNN’s Don Lemon did not shy away about his feelings after President Donald Trump met with artist Kanye West.
Lemon has been outspoken about their interaction and even called the meeting a minstrel show. During his show on Thursday night, Lemon went even further with his criticism towards the president.
While Trump was meeting with Kanye, multiple news stories that impact thousands of people were unfolding. Lemon warned that Trump needed to get his true priorities in order.
“We have to talk about something I thought I would never say—Kanye West in the Oval Office. I’ve got to talk about a scene that is just plain embarrassing,” Lemon said.
“First I have to give you some perspective. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Here are some pictures that tell quite a story. While the President of the United States was meeting with Kanye this afternoon, cities were in ruin across the Florida panhandle,” he said.
Lemon added, “Thousands of people lost their homes, and at least six people died. A million without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. The president met with Kanye, and the DOW was plummeting for a second straight day, slamming the 401(k)’s of hard-working people across this country and wiping out most of the good news from the year.”
He continued, “While the president met with Kanye, the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a resident of this country, remained unsolved.”
“Priorities people! Priorities. With all of that going on, this president invited Kanye to the oval office, [and allowed] him to carry on with an incomprehensible rant while the president sat there and listened,” he said.
Watch the video below via CNN.