Herman Cain: Democrat, Liberal Trump Team Critics Engaging in ‘Toxic Name-Calling’

Saturday on Fox News Channel, radio talk show host Herman Cain, a candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, told host Uma Pemmaraju he was not concerned about the three members President-elect Donald Trump had named to be part of his national security team on Friday.

Among those were  Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for attorney general, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) as director of the Central Intelligence Agency and retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security adviser. According to Cain, the criticisms of those three were nothing more than “toxic name-calling.”

“No, I am not [concerned],” Cain reply. “I happen to think all three of those choices are excellent choices. What the Democrats and the liberals are engaging in, Uma – they’ve gone beyond all of the name-calling that they did during the election. It has now become very toxic name-calling. They select things that aren’t even true, that can’t be proved, that were stated during the campaign. And now they’re using that to attack any and everybody that Donald Trump wants to put on his team.”

“Last week, it was Bannon bashing,” he added. “This week is Sessions smearing. It simply will not stick. They haven’t changed their ways and they haven’t changed their attacks on Donald Trump by now attacking the people he is selecting on his team.”

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