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CNN's Don Lemon: I'm not some partisan liberal Democrat

CNN's Don Lemon: I'm not some partisan liberal Democrat
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"I’m not a partisan. I know people think that I’m some liberal Democrat. I’m not," Lemon, a staunch critic of Trump, said while speaking with fellow CNN anchor Chris CuomoChris CuomoMedia and Hollywood should stop their marching-to-Georgia talk Clyburn: 'We're teetering on' giving president 'authority to be dictator' The 'Anonymous' saga ended with a dud — a perfect example of the problem of Trump-era media MORE.
 
"They used to think I was a conservative Republican. I’m not. But I don’t think the Republicans aren't serving themselves well right now with their defenses or lack thereof of a credible one." 
 
Lemon made the remarks as he and Cuomo discussed Trump's July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which is at the center of the impeachment battle. 
 
During the call, Trump asked for an investigation into former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Senate approves two energy regulators, completing panel Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race MORE, a leading 2020 presidential candidate. Democrats are investigating whether military assistance was held up by the administration unless Zelensky took action on the investigations. 

"Everyone knows, even the people who are defending the president, that what he did on that call was not perfect, that what he did was wrong," Lemon said before making the remarks about people's perceptions of his politics. "The Republicans are on the wrong side of history, and they are the most hypocritical."