Donald Trump started off throwing Twitter rocks at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. When he was a boy, his neighbor came out to the back yard to catch him throwing real rocks at her baby in his playpen. It looks as if POTUS has not changed all that much in the last six decades. Since he took the Oval Office though, Trump has drawn a wall of paid defenders to protect him from the lawmakers and from the people.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders appeared on CNN with Alisyn Camerota. During their interview, the two women butted heads. Although they covered a broad range of topics running from the stuck infrastructure proposal to the “I” (impeachment) word. Sanders repeated Trump’s talking points, and that is where she ran into trouble.
She said that the Democrats were not passing legislation for the people, and all the Dems wanted to do was hold all these investigations into his administration.
Camerota contradicted Sanders and noted that Congress has been passing hundreds of bills, but they all lie at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s feet where he has blocked them. The CNN host said:
‘From January 3rd to the present, which is not that long, the House has passed 248 bills, the Senate has passed 161, a total of 379. That’s not nothing!’
Sanders knew that she had been caught, so she said:
‘(The bills were not) significant pieces of legislation that… are going to change the course of the country.’
Sanders had also claimed that it was the Democrats who were responsible for the government breakdown, so Camerota fact-checked her. Then, the host questioned the Press Secretary’s statement that House Democrats were responsible for the infrastructure proposal malfunction. Camerota said:
‘It’s the president who is saying that he can’t do infrastructure while he’s being investigated,” she pointed out. “He is the one who walked out of the meeting.’
Sanders responded with a question to the CNN host tried to dig deeper into her talking points. The press secretary insisted that Camerota belief Trump’s false dialogue:
‘“are incapable of doing anything other than investigating this president.’
POTUS tweeted that his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was indeed “dumb as a rock:”
‘Rex Tillerson, a man who is “dumb as a rock” and totally ill prepared and ill equipped (sic) to be Secretary of State, made up a story (he got fired) that I was out-prepared by Vladimir Putin at a meeting in Hamburg, Germany. I don’t think Putin would agree. Look how the U.S. is doing!’
Soon, Sanders tried to turn Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) words inside out but failed:
‘Sarah Huckabee Sanders likens Pelosi’s “cover-up” comment to if Camerota’s cohost accused her of stealing from the network ‘
Sarah Huckabee Sanders likens Pelosi’s “cover-up” comment to if Camerota’s cohost accused her of stealing from the network pic.twitter.com/VxI3bweJe0
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) May 23, 2019
Check out the video of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee’s daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ in the CNN Live video below: