Famous actor Isaiah Washington has had enough and is officially leaving the Democratic Party. The Hollywood star will attend the very first #WalkAway Los Angeles town hall on Wednesday to discuss his transition.
Washington will be joined by #WalkAway founder Brandon Straka, conservative singer Joy Villa, Jesse Lee Peterson, Angela King, and Major Williams. The event will reportedly focus on the black community and issues facing minorities. Democrats have done little to address these issues, despite repeated promises.
“I joined #WalkAway to support those who are just doing everything they can to stand on their own and say, ‘I don't think this way.’ I’m not trying to play that political game,” Washington told the Daily Wire.
As of today, Washington is a member of the Green Party, but he has an open mind.
“I'm not saying I'm leaving the Green Party and walking away to the Republican Party, but you know what? Just like Brandon and I, and everyone else, I'm willing to have a town hall and I'm willing to have a dialogue that is not filled with nonsense that I think all of us are tired of, and even more tired of being used and exploited to pit our differences against one another,” he said.
A big moment in opening his mind came when Washington was invited to the White House for the signing of President Donald Trump’s First Step Act.
“I have to remain authentic and salute Trump for what I saw in the East Room that day, when he stepped away from the teleprompter and didn’t use the formerly incarcerated people that were lined up behind him as mere effigies, as mere statues of humanity, voiceless,” Washington told the Daily Wire.
He continued: “I was blown away, I think, at the moment he decided to look over his shoulder, break rank, break from the teleprompter, and allow these human beings to have and share his platform after everything I thought I knew about this man. It was at that point that I felt okay to give him a thumbs up because there was something that I personally saw, it was something that I personally felt, and there was something that I could compare personally to the first conversation I had with Senator Barack Obama and the promises and the assurances that he made to me about bridging the gap in Africa, which is exactly what I did based on his recommendation.”
The more extreme Democrats go on policy and in their efforts to divide Americans, the more they will see people choose to #WalkAway,