During a pro-Trump rally on the National Mall Saturday, CNN interviewed an African American supporter of the president and asked him a question about white guilt.
But the interview stopped short when the network cut off Diante Johnson halfway through his response.
“I [have seen] one shirt that said ‘no white guilt,’ things like that. I mean, there have been some messages that might not be that open to folks from diverse perspectives. What would your message be to folks like that?” a CNN reporter asked Johnson, the president of the Black Conservative Federation.
“When it comes to ‘no white guilt,’ I–I agree with that, I actually just made a post about it on my page and a video about it,” the Trump supporter responded. “There are some White Americans that feel guilty for what their ancestors did, you know, this and that, and the thing about it is, they shouldn’t have to feel guilty, this is America…”