Rand: John Lewis’ Civil Rights Icon Status Doesn’t Make Him ‘Immune from Criticism’

‘And I do appreciate him being a civil rights icon, but I would also say that that doesn’t make him immune from criticism or debate’

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PAUL: "You know, I’ve worked with John Lewis hand met him several times and have worked with many members of the black caucus and many Progressive Democrats frankly on the idea of criminal justice reform so I think I have a good relationship with him but I would also be one, and I do appreciate him being a civil rights icon, but I would also say that that doesn’t make us immune from criticism or debate, so John Lewis isn’t in a position where there can’t be a healthy debate back and force because he’s a civil rights icon shouldn’t make him I murngs but I would say instead of this bickering back and forth, what I would like to find out is how we can still do criminal justice reform and I’ve been talking to Democrats about how we get more Republicans on board. I was disappointed we didn’t get it through, you know, when President Obama was in, but I think there is still some chance to reform our criminal justice system and I want to work with John Lewis and others on that. "

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