Quantcast
Connect with us

CNN guest obliterates Kavanaugh defender who personally vouches for him: ‘Because you know him’ he’s innocent?

Published

on

USA Today columnist Kirsten Powers on Wednesday tore into fellow CNN panelist Margaret Hoover after she cast doubt on accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh due to her past personal interactions with him.

During a discussion about the upcoming hearing that’s scheduled to feature both Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Ford, Hoover said that she’s known Kavanaugh for a long time, which made her reluctant to think that he would ever try to rape someone as a teenager.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I just want to raise one other point about Brett Kavanaugh,” she said. “A man I happen to know personally. I met him, I’ve worked at the Bush White House, I know that he has high integrity.”

Powers, however, issued a blistering rebuttal.

“You just basically said you know him and he didn’t do it,” Powers said. “That’s irrelevant and you know it is irrelevant.”

“I would say I know him to be a person of high integrity and character,” Hoover objected.

“What does that have to do anything?” Powers shot back. “Because you know him, that means he didn’t do this?”

ADVERTISEMENT

Watch the video below.

ADVERTISEMENT

Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

CNN

Rudy Giuliani is desperately trying to save Trump using ‘the word of a KGB agent’: CNN’s David Gergen

Published

on

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani this week has been in Ukraine working with a wide variety of shady characters with the intent of digging up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden.

Among other people, Giuliani has been talking to are Andrii Telizhenko, a former Ukrainian diplomat who is also suspected of working for Russian intelligence operations, and Andriy Derkach, who attended the Dzerzhinsky Higher School of the KGB in Moscow and whose father was a former KGB officer.

Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Rick Santorum falls apart during CNN defense of Trump as fellow Republican Charlie Dent smirks

Published

on

As CNN contributor Rick Santorum struggled to defend Donald Trump's quid pro quo proposal to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday morning, his fellow Pennsylvania Republican, former Rep. Charlie Dent, laughed at his fumbling for answers.

Sitting down with "New Day" host John Berman, Santorum once again attempted to make the case that the president was withholding aid over Ukraine corruption and not because he was seeking dirt on political opponents -- and didn't fare well as Berman kept fact-checking him.

With the two former GOP lawmakers on split-screen, Santorum refused to concede that the president was asking for a personal favor during the phone-call that eventually led to a House impeachment inquiry into the president's actions.

Continue Reading
 

Breaking Banner

How Nancy Pelosi is outplaying Trump on impeachment

Published

on

During a CNN "New Day" discussion on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) upbraiding a former Fox News reporter on Thursday for asking her if she hates Donald Trump, New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman explained that the California Democrat has been one step ahead of the president when it comes to the ongoing impeachment proceedings.

Continue Reading