President Donald Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama had “illegally” wiretapped him during the 2016 presidential campaign continued to dominate the discussion on CNN Monday.
In a panel hosted by CNN’s Kate Bolduan, Women Vote Trump co-chair Amy Kremer did her best to back up the president’s claims that Obama had broken the law by tapping his phone lines at Trump Tower — but just like every other Trump surrogate interviewed so far, she offered no proof whatsoever to support her position.
When asked by Bolduan why the president doesn’t just declassify any FISA warrants that were issued to monitor him under President Obama, Kremer broke off into a non-sequitur about Trump doing things on his own schedule.
“One thing we’ve seen is Donald Trump operates on Donald Trump time,” said Kremer. “And he doesn’t necessarily go to the media, he’ll go around the media through Twitter or whatever. I‘m sure when he’s ready to put that out there, we will hear from it.”
Earlier in the segment, Democratic strategist Paul Begala noted that President Trump has regularly engaged in baseless conspiracy theories about his political rivals, including conspiracies about President Obama’s birth certificate, Sen. Ted Cruz’s father being involved with Lee Harvey Oswald, and three million “illegal” voters that supposedly cost him the popular vote win against Hillary Clinton.
“He’s subscribed to every batty conspiracy theory,” Begala said, while dismissing the president’s latest ramblings as completely fact free.
Watch the whole segment below.
Vehicles being used as weapons against protesters is ‘the new normal in 2020’: CNN
CNN's Don Lemon on Friday evening devoted a segment to the rash of incidents in which people have driven through Black Lives Matter protesters in the same manner that killed Heather Heyer at the fatal 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
"Vehicles used as weapons," Don Lemon began. "You heard me right, vehicles are being used as weapons against Americans taking to the streets in Black Lives Matter protests in cities across this country."
CNN correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro reported shocking scenes captured on camera of vehicles running down protesters are "common now."
Trump tells supporters he won’t be ‘stupid’ enough for peaceful transition of power if he loses
President Donald Trump continued to spread debunked conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election during a Friday night campaign rally in Virginia.
Trump argued that it was impossible for him to lose the election, thus concluding he would be "stupid" to hand over power peacefully should he lose.
"We not gonna lose this, except if they cheat," Trump falsely claimed about the 2020 campaign, where he trails Joe Biden in national and battleground polling.
"That's the only way we're gonna lose is if there's, uh, mischief," he argued. "And it will have to be on a big scale."
Kamala’s family ridicules ‘idiot’ Trump for comments on Sen. Harris at Virginia rally
President Donald Trump lashed out at the Democratic Party vice presidential nominee during a Friday night campaign speech in Newport News, Virginia.
Maya Harris, the sister of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), was pleased that Trump noted the differences between the two VP choices.
Praise the Lord! https://t.co/6B4Z2qxE8a
— Maya Harris (@mayaharris_) September 26, 2020