Quantcast
Connect with us

‘The words of a stable genius’: CNN panel laughs at Trump because he can’t keep his stories straight on Moscow project

Published

on

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has caused problems for his client in the last several days by putting together a complicated timeline around the Trump Tower Moscow deal. What Trump knew, when he knew it, and who was in charge of what are all questions Giuliani has clarified and then been forced to readjust.

While CNN spent segments Monday afternoon ridiculing the former “American Mayor,” an Erin Burnett panel discussion explored how forgetful and confused the president seems to be.

National security analyst Juliette Kayyem disputed the president’s framing that Trump Tower Moscow as a “minor matter” and inconsequential to the overall investigation into a possible conspiracy with Russia.

“It definitely was not a minor matter,” she said. “And when it comes to collusion or corruption … either the Trump team and the Trump children, who are implicated in this one, were negotiating to make a good deal for Trump — and remember, Trump is assuming he’s going to lose so on the other side of this. He’s richer and consistently lied about it. Whether it’s January, June or November, they have lied about it the whole time.”

When it came from the bizarre claim that Giuliani had a “hypothetical conversation” with Trump, Kayyem called it nonsense.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Like, I have hypothetical conversations with like Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney but I’m not their lawyer, right?” she said. “This is his lawyer. You don’t have hypothetical conversations with your lawyer. I believe Giuliani spoke the truth and they are trying to clean it up now because they have been lying about this deal since day one.”

Burnett agreed it’s evident “there has been lying” because the inconsistencies are stacking up. What she found to be the most hilarious component to Trump’s argument is that he suddenly says he doesn’t recall. She ran a supercut of all of the times Trump said he’s “like, a really smart person” and has a “good” or “great” memory.

“People know me for my memory,” Trump said at one point.

ADVERTISEMENT

“The words of a stable genius, right?” joked New York Times‘ Frank Bruni. “I honestly think when it comes to Russia and these different narratives that Giuliani and Trump lose track of what they said because I think, this sounds cynical, they are lying or spending so much time in so many different directions I don’t think they can keep an accurate and complete account of what they have said and what they are now contra incompetent — contradicting.”

Watch the discussion below:


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

Breaking Banner

Fox News is so obsessed with Ocasio-Cortez they said her name three times as much as CNN or MSNBC

Published

on

It's clear that Fox News and other right-wing reporters are trying to create boogymen in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A new analysis by CNN media reporter Brian Stelter, revealed that the conservative network has said Ocasio-Cortez's name more than CNN and MSNBC combined.

"First, Ocasio-Cortez and her "Squad" mate Ilhan Omar have been talked about a lot more on Fox than on other cable news channels this year," Stelter wrote. "Second, the freshmen have been getting more attention on cable than seasoned leaders of the Democratic Party."

Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

CNN’s Santorum gets his butt handed to him by fellow conservative over defense of Trump’s ‘disgusting’ racism

Published

on

CNN contributor Rick Santorum ran into some fierce resistance on Sunday morning when he attempted to defend the explicit racism in Donald Trump's tweets at Democratic lawmakers -- with the only other conservative on the panel blowing up on him.

Speaking with fill-in host Dana Bash, the former GOP Senator from Pennsylvania was right away on the defensive when asked about the president's tweets and the resulting "send her back" chant at a rally in North Carolina.

"He says things to bring attention to these issues and I know it's hair on fire time for everyone on the left," Santorum offered in Trump's defense, which brought a sharp comeback from fellow conservative CNN commentator S.E. Cupp.

Continue Reading
 

Breaking Banner

Trump busted for doubling down on his racist rants before Mueller speaks: ‘He’s scared’

Published

on

Appearing on CNN's "New Day," a former adviser to Bill Clinton said that he expects ex-special counsel Robert Mueller to make a some blunt statements about President Donald Trump in his upcoming appearance before a Congressional committee that will cause voters to turn on the president.

According to Guy Smith, who advised former President Bill Clinton during his impeachment ordeal, Mueller's own words will carry tremendous weight with voters who have no idea what is in his report on the president.

"Well, what we're going to see is people who have never read the report, which is most everybody, and they have only heard President Trump and the attorney general say he's been exonerated. It does not," he told host Christi Paul. "So, what's going to happen is that they're going to be hearing Robert Mueller in his own words say that the president obstructed justice. The American people have not read this thing."

Continue Reading
 
 
 

Copyright © 2019 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email [email protected]

Join Me. Try Raw Story Investigates for $1. Invest in Journalism. Escape Ads.
close-image