CNN’s Acosta Grills MLK III on Trump’s Lewis Criticism: ‘John Lewis Is Not All Talk No Action’
‘John Lewis Is Not All Talk No Action’: CNN’s Jim Acosta Grills MLK III on Trump’s Lewis Criticis (Mediaite)
Following his meeting at Trump Tower today with President-elect Donald Trump, the son of Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to reporters in the lobby.
On a holiday named for his father and in the wake of Trump’s criticisms of civil rights icon John Lewis, Martin Luther King III was asked if he were offended by Trump’s tweets calling Lewis all talk and no action.
“First of all, I think that in the heat of emotion a lot of things get said on both sides,” MLK III said. “I think that at some point I am, as John Lewis and many others are, a bridge builder. The goal is to bring America together and Americans.”