MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace on Wednesday mocked Attorney General Bill for making excuses for President Donald Trump that were more “ridiculous” than anything she’d make for her seven-year-old.
“Donald Trump has had a ‘help wanted, looking for Roy Cohn’ sign outside 1600 Pennsylvania avenue for two years and two months,” Wallace said, laughing disdainfully. “It would take someone like William Barr to make Jeff Sessions and even Matt Whittaker, who has far as we know didn’t go as far as William Barr did — Barr makes the two of them look better by comparison.”
“William Barr at that press conference the day the Mueller report came out before we’d seen it, and read any of it for ourself, he said ‘no collusion,'” Wallace recalled, and then affected a hilarious “poor baby” accent. “But then he did a good little Dr. Phil schtick and said ‘the president was so fwustwated. He wasn’t obstructiony, he was frustratedy.'”
“I have a 7-year-old, I don’t excuse his conduct. He doesn’t get to bang on the table at restaurant because he’s frustrated,” she added flatly. “The A.G. made excuses for the sitting president that I wouldn’t make for my 7-year-old son. ”
“And then to hear it again today, and sort of this parsing and finagling as the country’s sitting attorney general offers some defense of Donald Trump that really wasn’t rooted in anything legal,” she scoffed. “It was sort of this psychological examination of just how stressed the president must be. It was ridiculous.”
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‘Martyrdom for snowflakes’: CNN analyst knocks Republicans who desperately wanted to be arrested at protest
CNN host Don Lemon reported Wednesday evening that many Republicans wanted to be arrested for storming the secure room where the House Intelligence Committee depositions were taking place.
Fox News reporter Chad Pergram tweeted that he was told "there was never any chance [members] who barged into SCIF would be arrested by [capital police], but some members asked to be arrested. They wanted the optic of being frog-marched out of the SCIF in front of TV cameras. That would help w/GOP narrative of Dem process abuse."
Commentator Wajahat Ali called it the perfect example of "martyrdom for snowflakes."
Seth Meyers says Republicans storming classified room looked like a protest at a pharmacy that ran out of Viagra
"Late Night" comedian Seth Meyers couldn't help but lambast the far-right Republicans angry that they're not being included in the depositions ahead of the impeachment hearings.
Wednesday, Republicans stormed a secure room known as a SCIF (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility), because they seemed to misunderstand the difference between a deposition and a hearing. In Congressional hearings, witnesses will be presented for members of the committee to question. In a classified deposition, the witness can give information that is considered classified for security reasons. Oddly, some members who are allowed in the room were also protesting.
WATCH: CNN’s Don Lemon bursts out laughing over Trump’s new wall in Colorado
CNN's Don Lemon typically deals with difficult and intense topics at the top of his weekly show. Wednesday night, however, after a serious opener about Syria and ISIS, Lemon broke into hysterics over President Donald Trump's flub saying he would build a border wall on Colorado's border.
"You know why we're going to win New Mexico? Because they want safety on our border. And they didn't have it," said Trump. "And we're building a wall on the border of New Mexico. And we're building a wall in Colorado. We're building a beautiful wall, a big one that really works — you can't get over, you can't get under. And we're building a wall in Texas. And we're not building a wall in Kansas, but they get the benefit of the walls that we just mentioned. And Louisiana's incredible."