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Joe Lieberman stuns MSNBC host by praising Trump as a ‘disruptor in some ways that’s positive’

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Appearing on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” to explain why he is endorsing Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), former Sen Joe Lieberman, who ran on the Democratic presidential ticket with former Vice President Al Gore in 2000, praised Donald Trump as a ‘disruptor” of the status quo which stunned host Jonathan Capehart.

Getting past Lieberman’s endorsement of the embattled Collins, who the former lawmaker called a “friend,” Lieberman admitted that he would be voting for former Vice President Joe Biden when the topic turned to Trump.

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“You are clear, you are supporting Joe Biden?” Capehart asked.

“Absolutely,” Leberman replied. “I served with Joe for 24 years. He’s honorable, he’s effective, he has a program. Look, President Trump has been a disrupter in some ways as president that’s been positive. In a lot of ways I disagree with the result and –.”

“Wait,” Capehart interjected. “Does disrupter — how has he been a disrupter in a positive sense? President Trump.”

“For instance, on some questions of foreign policy,” Lieberman responded. “I disagreed with the Iran nuclear agreement and he took us out of the agreement and I think that’s been good for our security, but in a lot of other ways, the ways he’s handled the pandemic or he’s handled the response to the murders of African-Americans by police, that’I a disruption that I think has been negative and I think Joe Biden is the perfect person to step in and bring some unity not only to our government, or our country and frankly to bring a kind of calm which America needs right now to progress and have a better future.”

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