CNN commentator Van Jones ripped into Donald Trump minutes after the Wednesday's presidential debate, in which the GOP nominee refused to say he would accept the results of the election.

Jones also appeared to criticize Trump’s performance at the final debate.


“You know this is a very sad night. This is a sad night for this country. You can’t polish this turd,” Jones said.

“Technically, you can't polish any turd,” CNN host Anderson Cooper responded.

Jones subsequently went on a diatribe against Trump, comparing him unfavorably to former Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreAl Gore says Democrats should run on the Green New Deal Charlotte Pence to hold wedding reception at vice president's residence Impeachment can't wait MORE.

“What you just got now was a nominee of a major party for the first time in our history signaling to the American people that he has so little faith in our institutions, he has so little faith in our people, he has so little faith in our courts, he has so little faith in the Republican governors, Republican secretaries of state across this country, that the will not stand in front of his own country and say that he respects the process and outcome,” Jones said.

The appalling lack of patriotism from this man to stand there and say that,” Jones said.

He also said Trump supporter and CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord should be ashamed to defend the candidate.