Van Jones Slams Trump over NFL Controversy: Stop Using Our Soldiers to ‘Make Yourself Look Better’

‘You got a bunch of DREAMers who are in the military right now — he’s not standing up for them or transgender [service members]’

Van Jones Slams Trump over NFL Controversy: Stop Using Our Soldiers to ‘Make Yourself Look Better’ (Mediaite)

Today, President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on NFL players who protest the national anthem by pitting veterans against athletes — a move that pundit Van Jones claims is akin to using soldiers as debate props.

While appearing on an Anderson Cooper 360 panel, the CNN political commentator slammed the president for employing the service of veterans to boost his battle against protesters — Jones making the point that Trump himself evaded serving in the military.

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