Can CNN's Van Jones Bridge America’s Rancorous Divide and Spark a Productive Political Conversation?

The Messy Truth host on how the media is faring in tumultuous times

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Van Jones surprised his CNN colleagues the evening of Feb. 28 when he effusively praised a portion of President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress: “He became president of the United States in that moment, period,” the left-leaning political commentator proclaimed. “That was one of the most extraordinary moments you have ever seen in American politics.

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