Donald Trump’s Senior Press Rep Just Crashed and Burned on Live TV…Again


Screen Shot 2016-05-26 at 11.57.33 AMHealy Baumgardner was back on live television today, even though she provided such a mesmerizingly poor performance when she gave the whole “cable news interview” thing a shot last week.

While Kate Bolduan and John Berman were asking Baumgardner questions about the campaign of her bossDonald Trump, she repeatedly insisted that she wasn’t qualified to speak about any details. Just so you are aware, as the senior press representative for the campaign, answering questions about Trump and his plans is literally her job.

After Baumgardner declined to answer the first two questions sent her way, Bolduan asked, “Why can’t you speculate? You’re a senior press representative for Donald Trump…”

Baumgardner answered, “Because only Mr. Trump speaks for Mr. Trump!”

Even toward the end of the segment, when Berman prodded Baumgardner to give her own personal opinion — “just as a human, not as a representative of the Trump campaign” — on whether the selection of minority vice presidential candidates as running mates is “pandering,” she stuttered through a vague answer and somehow ended up talking about Trump’s success in international business.

Watch now:

Just like she did during the last train wreck of an interview she took part in, Baumgardner awkwardly asked for questions to be repeated, claiming she was having issues with her earpiece.

Also just like last time, she began immediately taking heat on Twitter:

As I was writing this post, someone even reached out to me on Twitter to make sure I saw:

I guess this means I’m officially on the Healy Baumgardner beat, but whether she will be allowed back on television for me to cover all depends on the Trump campaign.

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