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CNN Host Don Lemon: 'The Biggest Terror Threat in This Country is White Men'

CNN Host Don Lemon: 'The Biggest Terror Threat in This Country is White Men'

CNN host Don Lemon is under fire for calling “white men” the “biggest terror threat” in the United States.

Lemon made the comment while speaking with fellow CNN host Chris Cuomo Monday.

“I keep trying to point out to people not to demonize any one group or any one ethnicity, but we keep thinking that the biggest terror threat is something else," Lemon said. "Some people who are marching towards the border like it’s imminent. And the last time they did this, a couple of hundred people came and they, you know, most of them didn’t get into the country. Most of them got tuckered out before they even made it to the border.”

“So we have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them,” he added. “There is no travel ban on them. There is no ban on… you know, they had the Muslim ban. There is no ‘white guy ban.’ So what do we do about that?”

Cuomo told Lemon he was “making the right point.”

2017 shooting victim Rep. Steve Scalise fires back:

Scalise, who was nearly killed when a Bernie Sanders supporter opened fire on a Republican Congressional baseball game practice last year, issued a statement in response to the segment.

“Steve Scalise was nearly assassinated by a leftist who came to a baseball field with the specific intention of murdering several Republican members of Congress. While that reality may be inconvenient for the narrative Don Lemon is trying to push, the fact remains that Democrats do in fact have an issue with political violence that cannot be ignored or swept under the rug,” his spokeswoman Lauren Fine told Fox News.

Don Jr. calls Lemon segment “disgusting”:

The president's eldest son, who has frequently criticized Lemon and other CNN hosts, ripped the segment.

"Amazing. I thought this was some sort of joke quote taken out of context but no... it’s just Don Lemon being a moron. Unfortunately this is how so many leftists actually think," he wrote. "Disgusting! Imagine the outrage if you changed “white men” with any other demographic?"