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Fmr Obama Spokesman Spars With Fox News’ John Roberts for Asking Trump ‘Stupid, Clickbait’ NFL Question

Former National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor is fighting with John Roberts tonight after the Fox News White House correspondent asked President Trump a question about Hillary Clinton today.

During the president’s joint press conference with Mitch McConnell, Roberts brought up a recent interview where Clinton defended NFL anthem kneelers and their right to express their beliefs. Trump responded by reiterating his hope that Clinton runs for president again, and he also said it was that sort of “thinking” which cost Clinton the presidency.

It was not the only question Roberts asked, but Vietor took notice of the Clinton one, and he had a few objections about this question coming up instead of more pressing political topics:

Roberts defended his line of questioning, though things quickly spiraled into a Twitter brawl about Fox News’ “culture war bullsh*t” and Clinton’s continued relevance on the national stage:

CNN’s Brian Stelter said Roberts had a point about Clinton’s “shadow” presidency, though Vietor is still arguing that the inquiry was a “stupid, wasted question” in the grand scheme of things.

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