Fox News and other cable outlets cut off House Minority Leader Kevin McCarty (R-CA) on Tuesday as he was denouncing articles of impeachment that were introduced by Democrats moments earlier.
McCarthy reacted to the articles of impeachment by attacking the Democrats’ process instead of mounting a defense of President Donald Trump’s alleged abuse of power.
“Nothing on that phone call is wrong,” McCarthy said of Trump’s telephone call with the president of Ukraine. “If somebody is an elected official and they did something wrong but they run for another office, somehow what they did is not wrong anymore?”
“We’re talking about the highest elected office in this land and in this entire world,” he continued. “They are so brazen that they will change the rule of law to impeach him.”
According to McCarthy, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held up the president’s North American trade agreement until articles of impeachment were ready.
“She wished we’d go into a recession,” he charged.
At that point, Fox News host Bill Hemmer cut off the GOP leader, noting that he had “talked about deplorables at least three times.”
Watch the video below from Fox News.
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CNN's Wolf Blitzer introduced Dale by recapping that, in his opinion, "clearly this debate was an embarrassment for the United States of America -- a clear embarrassment."
"How much was fact?" Blitzer asked. "How much was false?"
"Well, it depended Wolf on who we were listening to," Dale replied.
"I think it's important for us as journalists to say when both sides are not alike -- and they were not alike tonight," he explained.
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"Only three things happened for me tonight," Jone said.
"Number one, Donald Trump refused to condemn white supremacy," he explained.
"Number two, the president of the United States refused to condemn white supremacy," he continued.
"Number three, the commander-in-chief refused to condemn white supremacy on the global stage -- in front of my children, in front of everybody's families -- and he was given the opportunity multiple times to condemn white supremacy," Jones said.
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"That was a hot mess inside a dumpster fire inside a train wreck," Tapper said. "That was the worst debate I have ever seen. In fact, it wasn't even a debate. It was a disgrace."
"And it's primarily because of President Trump," he remarked, "who spent the entire time interrupting, not abiding by the rules that he agreed to, lying, maliciously attacking the son of the vice president. When asked to condemn white supremacists, he brought up the name of a neo-fascist, far-right group and said, 'Stand back and stand by.'"