Andrew Yang: Media 'Fixation on Race' Impeded My 2020 Campaign

Andrew Yang: Media 'Fixation on Race' Impeded My 2020 Campaign


Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Tuesday said the media’s “fixation on race” in 2020 hurt him in his bid to be the party’s nominee.

Yang, who recently left the Democratic Party, told Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” that as an Asian-American candidate traveling around the country, he never “felt unwelcome.” He said if he ever felt “some kind of different treatment,” it was from the national media.

“I spent years campaigning in Iowa, Ohio, New Hampshire, other parts of the country, and I never felt the least bit unwelcome as a result of who I am, being Asian American, to the extent that I think that there was like some kind of different treatment, it was in the media. Truly,”

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