Elections

Webb The Only Democrat To Say All Lives Matter At Debate [VIDEO]

Christian Datoc Audience Development Manager

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb was the only candidate at CNN’s Democratic Debate to state that “all lives matter” when the group was asked on Tuesday night.

The question: “Do black lives matter, or do all lives matter?”

WEBB: As a president of the United States, every life in the country matters. At the same time, I believe I can say to you that I have a long history of working with the situation of African-Americans … I risked my political life raising the issue of criminal justice reform … I had political consultants telling me I was committing political suicide. We led that issue in the Congress. We started a national debate on it, and it wasn’t until then that the Republican Party started talking about it.

Webb was the only candidate on stage to take that position.

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