The one-term former Illinois Congressman tweeted that the bar was set lower for former President Obama because he was Black; a notion that Rye was not trying to hear.
The all-Black panel got into a heated debate about HBCUs and Trump's proposed 2018 budget, which forced Rye to quote Outkast.
The celebrated anchor made the analogy during a SIRIUS radio interview on Thursday.
The President-elect said that the cable news outlet was "fake news" and told Jim Acosta he wouldn't answer his questions.
Plus, African-Americans claim discrimination in class-action lawsuit against CNN and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser recently met with President-elect Trump.