- Jeffrey Lord: On CNN's "New Day," I compared President Trump and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. -- some found it controversial
- People shouldn't be so shocked -- I made the comparison deliberately and with reason
Jeffrey Lord is a CNN political commentator. Previously, he served in the Reagan administration as a White House political adviser. The views expressed in this commentary are solely his own.
(CNN)In an appearance Thursday on CNN's "New Day" to discuss health care and President Trump, controversy arose when I said this: