Carter Page Tells Chris Cuomo That He’s the Real Victim on New Day


With multiple investigations taking place into Russian election interference and potential coordination with associates of Donald Trump, one major person of interest whose name has been bandied about has been former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. He took even more of the limelight recently after it was reported he was the target of a FISA court warrant during the election.

However, according to Page, he is the victim of civil rights abuses, having been targeted due to a false narrative and his speeches in Russia.

… Or something like that.

Appearing on New Day this morning, Page made the claim that the probable cause used by a judge to issue a warrant for surveillance on him was based on a “dodgy dossier,” referencing the infamous Trump/Russia dossier authored by an ex-British spy.

Asked by host Chris Cuomo on whether or not he buys the larger issue at play — Russia influencing the election — Page said he didn’t because he’s been victimized.

“The main reason is the fact that I have been the victim of one of the most horrendous civil rights violations in recent U.S. election history,” Page stated.

For some reason, the ex-Trump advisor also brought up the recently released book about Clinton campaign dirt, ‘Shattered,’ to further make his case that he was unfairly targeted, something that left Cuomo a bit confused.

This was only the latest perplexing and frankly weird interview featuring Page in recent weeks, following hits he’s had with Jake Tapper, Anderson Cooper, Michael Smerconish and Chris Hayes.

Watch the clip above, via CNN.

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