Hickenlooper: Trump Has Divided America More Than It’s Been ‘In the Last 100 Years’

IAN HANCHETT

On Thursday’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight,” former Colorado Governor and possible 2020 presidential candidate John Hickenlooper (D) stated that President Trump has divided the U.S. more than it has been divided “in the last 100 years.”

Hickenlooper said he is “leaning towards running. I think there’s a lot of traction we’ve gotten.”

He added, “I think, if you look at President Trump, he has divided the country worst than it’s ever been divided in its history — or at least certainly for — in the last 100 years. You know, my history, both as a mayor, and as a governor, as a businessperson was to bring people together and find solutions to vexing problems. To — you know, we brought environmentalists together with the oil and gas industry for methane regulations, the equivalent of taking 320,000 cars off the road. We got expanded Medicaid. We got almost 95% of the population of Colorado now has healthcare coverage. Those are difficult, tough problems. We’ve been able to get people together.”

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