Watch: CNN Panel Discussing Trump Campaign Manager Descends Into Chaos & Duke It Out On The Air…
A CNN panel descended into chaos Wednesday night when two panelists clashed over Republican front-runner Donald Trump and his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski.
The argument started when CNN contributor Kayleigh McEnany said it was irresponsible for a group of female journalists to call for the firing of Lewandowski.
“One of the highest journalistic ethics, one of the highest principles of our criminal justice system, is innocence until proven guilty,” McEnany said. “[I]‘m quite frankly ashamed that women who are journalists would go out and presume this man guilty in the court of public opinion.”
That comment set off CNN contributor Tara Setmayer.
“I find it astonishing that this is the first time that I’ve heard Kayleigh say the word ‘ashamed.’ But she’s ashamed of women standing up for another woman who was assaulted by the campaign manager of her candidate. This is the first time she’s ashamed?” Setmayer asked.
“You’re not ashamed of the fact that Donald Trump has called women ‘fat pigs’? You’re not ashamed by the fact that said he was going to pay for the legal fees of someone who assaulted a protester? You’re not ashamed of the fact that Donald Trump can never apologize for anything?” Setmayer continued.
“I’ve said I don’t like those things, Tara,” McEnany quipped. More