BET Founder Praises Trump, Slams Dems

  • 2019-07-09
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
BET Founder Praises Trump, Slams Dems
 
President Trump has received praise from the founder of Black Entertainment Television, Robert L. Johnson. Johnson also took the opportunity to slam the Dems for moving too far to the left.

According to The Daily Wire:

Black Entertainment Television (BET) co-founder Robert L. Johnson thinks the Democratic Party has gone too far to the Left.

Speaking on CNBC’s Hadley Gamble, America's first black American billionaire said that the current Democratic Party has no chance of beating President Trump in 2020 and that some serious housecleaning is in order, reports Fox News.

"The party in my opinion, for me personally, has moved too far to the left," Johnson said, adding that he will not be supporting a particular candidate at this time.

According to Johnson, a Democrat will only be able to take the White House from Donald Trump if they move to the center, otherwise they will propose radical programs that will not resonate with the American people. Since Trump has not lost his base, he posits, the Democrats will have to move beyond the extremism of the primaries if they are to win the general election.

Johnson was a Hillary supporter in 2016 but did praise Trump's handling of the economy after Trump took office.

 Source: TTN

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