CNN anchor Don Lemon on Friday mentioned he was “sick of political events,” revealing that he has “been an unbiased for a very long time.”
Lemon made the remarks whereas discussing Oprah Winfrey’s marketing campaign speech this week for Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D) with CNN host Chris Cuomo.
“I really like the spirit of Oprah’s speech right this moment, who’s an unbiased. She’s sick of political events like me,” Lemon mentioned. “I’ve been an unbiased for a very long time. Do not I personal my very own thoughts and my very own vote, and do not inform me who to vote for.”
Lemon added that he had already voted on this yr’s election.
“I vote, by the way in which. I simply voted, I did it as a result of we’re going to be Tuesday evening in D.C., so I despatched it my poll yesterday,” he added.
Oprah on Thursday stumped for Abrams, telling a cheering crowd that their votes won’t be “denied” amid allegations of voter suppression within the state led by Republicans. She later went door-to-door to marketing campaign for Abrams in Georgia.
Oprah additionally campaigned for then-candidate Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama met with screaming fans at taco shop in Florida Election Countdown: Four days out | Early voting exceeds 2014 numbers in many states | Vulnerable Dems throw their party under the bus | Toss-ups to determine Senate control | 10 House GOP seats most likely to flip | Obama campaigns to preserve his legacy Protestor interrupts Obama, who asks: Why are folks who won the last election ‘so mad all the time?’ MORE in 2008 and was seen as a key determine in his victory over Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFBI intercepts another suspicious package addressed to Dem donor Steyer Election Countdown: Four days out | Early voting exceeds 2014 numbers in many states | Vulnerable Dems throw their party under the bus | Toss-ups to determine Senate control | 10 House GOP seats most likely to flip | Obama campaigns to preserve his legacy The Hill’s 12:30 Report — Trump touts Iran sanctions with ‘Game of Thrones’ meme | 4 days to midterms | Toss-up races key to Senate battle | Strong October jobs report MORE for the Democratic Social gathering’s presidential nomination.
The legendary former speak present host, whose credit embrace a finest supporting actress nomination for “The Colour Purple,” has supported a number of Democratic candidates, together with backing Hillary Clinton towards Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCurbelo explains reason he forgave man who tweeted death threat Obama accuses Trump of ‘political stunt’ on border politics Voter registration in California reaches all-time high before midterms MORE within the 2016 presidential marketing campaign. She additionally hosted a fundraiser for then-Newark Mayor Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerNew NJ law would let Cory Booker run for president, Senate at same time The Hill’s Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Congress faces crush of November deadlines Harris tops all other senators in PAC fundraising MORE to assist launch his profitable New Jersey Senate bid in 2013.
Lemon, 52, made headlines in current days for his declare that “the biggest terror threat in this country is white men,” whereas including that “there is no such thing as a journey ban on them” in an trade with Cuomo earlier this week. The trade prompted heavy criticism, principally from conservatives on social media.