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Disgusting CNN Mocks Trump 'Humiliated' by COVID; His 'Lies Coming Back to Bite Him'



CNN’s hatred for the President took them to new lows Friday evening, upon learning that President Trump was following medical advice by staying at Walter Reed Medical Center, after he tested positive for coronavirus early this morning along with the First Lady. Hearing this serious news didn’t stop reporter Jeremy Diamond and CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley from gloating that the president got what he deserved for not wearing a mask regularly.

After White House correspondents Jim Acosta and Jeremy Diamond obsessively commented on White House staffers wearing masks, Diamond let his hatred for the president flow with these truly awful remarks about how Trump’s “lies” were “coming back to bite him:” 

One of the reasons why we are obviously so skeptical of the way that they’ve been describing the President’s condition is because this is a White House, Wolf, that has obviously consistently withheld information, offered counter-factual, false information, not only about the President himself, but about a range of topics. And so we often talk about this White House’s credibility problem, Wolf and this is when it matters. These are those national security crises when the White House’s credibility matters. It doesn’t just matter as it relates to matters of foreign policy and matters of war and peace, but it also matters when it comes to the President’s health which is also, of course, a national security matter and we are seeing the results, Wolf, of — of — of five years from the President’s candidacy throughout his time in the White House of — of his falsehoods and his lies coming back to bite him in the sense that it is very hard to believe word for word everything that the White House is saying about the President’s condition and furthermore because of the fact there has been shifting explanations throughout the day, the White House chief of staff saying the President’s very energized, then the doctor, Sean Conley, the White House physician, saying that the President is — is fatigued nearly hours later.

 

A little while later CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley gleefully mocked the “hobbling” president’s “grand medical humiliation” Trump had set for himself by not wearing a mask: 

While his age, being in his — you know, being in mid 70s isn’t good and being overweight, over 95 percent of people in this situation are going to weather this okay, but it has to be a humiliation for this President who’s been making masks that Joe Biden wears, almost mocking the mask wearing public and here he is hobbling to the hospital on Marine One having to wear a mask. And in many ways, you know, it will be part of the narrative, this sort of grand medical humiliation he has had.

That hobbling part wasn’t even true as you can see in the video. Sanjay Gupta countered his colleague’s hyperbole earlier on: “I think it would be hard to speculate too much. Obviously he was walking on his own. He seemed to not have any difficulty with that or going up the stairs or anything,” he noted.

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H/T to Curtis Houck for the transcript, which you can read below:

CNN’s The Situation Room

10/02/20

6:21:40 p.m.
2 minutes and 11 seconds

JEREMY DIAMOND: So we will likely be seeing the President’s helicopter land on — on the field in front of Walter Reed Military Medical Center, which is where we are right now. But, Wolf, as I was saying, you know, Jim Acosta took a picture of some White House staffers who were gathered for the President’s departure. All of them were wearing masks. You know, nearly a dozen staffers there and, Wolf, what’s remarkable is that that picture was a novelty. I mean, I can’t recall another instance where I have seen so many White House staffers actually wearing masks at the same time. And we are months into this pandemic, Wolf, and yet it takes the President of the United States coming down with coronavirus for the White House to begin following many of its own CDC guidelines which they have been encouraging Americans to follow for months and, yet, we are only now starting to see that trickle into the White House. And — and beyond that, Wolf, obviously as we were talking about the President’s condition, the change in how the White House has been describing his condition throughout the day, one of the reasons why we are obviously so skeptical of the way that they’ve been describing the President’s condition is because this is a White House, Wolf, that has obviously consistently withheld information, offered counter-factual, false information, not only about the President himself, but about a range of topics. And so we often talk about this White House’s credibility problem, Wolf and this is when it matters. These are those national security crises when the White House’s credibility matters. It doesn’t just matter as it relates to matters of foreign policy and matters of war and peace, but it also matters when it comes to the President’s health which is also, of course, a national security matter and we are seeing the results, Wolf, of — of — of five years from the President’s candidacy throughout his time in the White House of — of his falsehoods and his lies coming back to bite him in the sense that it is very hard to believe word for word everything that the White House is saying about the President’s condition and furthermore because of the fact there has been shifting explanations throughout the day, the White House chief of staff saying the President’s very energized, then the doctor, Sean Conley, the White House physician, saying that the President is — is fatigued nearly hours later.

(….)

6:34:09 p.m.
1 minute and 45 seconds

DOUGLAS BRINKLEY: Wolf, for starters, the White House is a hot bed of COVID-19 and that’s not just the residency of the President, but this is our executive branch is under siege by the virus. Everybody should be wearing a mask, but the entirely White House apparatus, every room, every building is going to have to be super sanitized at this point because many people work there. Secondly, I don’t think we’re going to be having these press spokesmen, as we are used to, in Presidential history, speaking for the President unless he is really to the point of unable to communicate. He does have Twitter. He will probably communicate once he feels he is in a safe zone there, some information, maybe even dabble in politics in the next day or two. And the good news for President Trump is that he has the best medical attention imaginable at Walter Reed. While his age, being in his — you know, being in mid 70s isn’t good and being overweight, over 95 percent of people in this situation are going to weather this okay, but it has to be a humiliation for this President who’s been making masks that Joe Biden wears, almost mocking the mask wearing public and here he is hobbling to the hospital on Marine One having to wear a mask. And in many ways, you know, it will be part of the narrative, this sort of grand medical humiliation he has had. And, Wolf, I’ll say one another thing. I think the President has to be fatigued. I mean, running how he has on — in 2020 nonstop and coming out of the big debate, he’s fighting the virus with exhaustion. 



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