CNN’s Chris Cuomo Defends Trump Spox Katrina Pierson on Twitter


Katrina Pierson, spokeswoman for Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, has become the… let’s just say polarizing face of the real estate mogul’s presidential campaign on cable news, but Pierson has at least one defender from the onslaught of detractors. On Wednesday morning, Pierson made her obligatory appearance on CNN’s New Day, where co-anchor Chris Cuomo pressed her on the Trump campaign’s incessant complaining about the delegate process:

Predictably, Pierson’s appearance led to a blizzard of negative tweets, but Cuomo, known for his heavy engagement on Twitter, put up a valiant defense of Pierson, and of himself:

Cuomo takes a lot of guff from all sides, especially over his handling of Trump, but his interview technique and devotion to neutrality has allowed him to get results from Trump and his campaign that other journalists have not.

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