CNN political commentator Van Jones criticized the field of 2020 Democrats ahead of the network’s debate in partnership with the Des Moines Register.
As the six candidates who made the cut for Tuesday night’s primary debate prepared to take the stage, Jones lamented both the lack of diversity and full wallets among the remaining contenders for the White House after the two most prominent black hopefuls, Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, both dropped out.
“We now have a Democratic Party, we have more billionaires in the race than black people,” he said. “We’ve got more plutocrats in the race than people of color. And there’s