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CNN won't comment on Don Lemon calling white men 'biggest terror threat' in US

Lemon was talking about the negative attention given to the caravan of migrants, while white men were the suspects in recent shootings.
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Journalist Don Lemon attends the 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner at Washington Hilton on April 28, 2018 in Washington, DC.

CNN isn't commenting about Don Lemon's statement that white men represent the biggest terrorist threat in the country.

Lemon's statement, on his show Monday, attracted criticism in conservative circles. He was talking about the negative attention given to a caravan of potential refugees in Central America. Meanwhile, white men are the suspects in recent shootings of two blacks in Kentucky and at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Lemon said that, "we have to stop demonizing people and realize that 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."

A CNN spokeswoman said Wednesday neither Lemon nor the network would speak more about it.