Jake Tapper Calls Out Trump for Claiming He Was Never Warned About Michael Flynn: ‘Who DIDN’T Warn You?’
CNN’s Jake Tapper called out President Donald Trump today for claiming he wasn’t warned about Michael Flynn before hiring him to be national security advisor.
It now seems the General Flynn was under investigation long before was common knowledge. It would have been impossible for me to know this but, if that was the case, and with me being one of two people who would become president, why was I not told so that I could make a change?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 17, 2019
Because, as Tapper pointed out, he was warned.
This afternoon he covered new revelations about what Flynn told Robert Mueller‘s office before bringing up the president’s tweet.
“54 words, many of them not true,” Tapper said.
He said there were “plenty” of warnings about Flynn, not just from Flynn himself, but from Trump ally Chris Christie (who publicly said in 2017 he made it clear to Trump bringing in Flynn was a bad idea) and from President Barack Obama.
Tapper brought up the reporting about how Obama specifically warned Trump about Flynn before concluding with this:
“Why didn’t anyone warn you about Flynn, Mr. President? Who DIDN’T warn you about Flynn?”
You can watch above, via CNN.
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