“I don’t think he’s a fascist. I don’t think he’s a racist,” Aiken told Fox Business last year.
Now, he’s taking it all back.
Aiken, a Democrat who unsuccessfully ran for Congress in 2014, previously said he liked Trump even though they disagreed about politics. In 2015, Aiken told CNN that he considered Trump to be a friend, but said he’s like “that uncle, who embarrasses the hell out of you sometimes and you still love them, but damn, you wish they’d shut up.”