CNN’s John King: ‘When Did This President Decide He Needs the Facts Before Speaking?’

CNN’s John King called out President Trump this afternoon for his comments claiming his initial Charlottesville remarks were about waiting for the facts.

In addition to wondering what “additional facts” he needed, King asked, “When did this President decide he needs the facts before speaking?”

He showed clips of Trump talking about President Obama‘s birthplace and the size of his inauguration crowd before asking the panel, “Does this President have any credibility when he stands there and says ‘I need to be careful about what I say’?”

CNN White House Correspondent Sara Murray pointed that in plenty of other cases, Trump is quick to weigh in before all the facts have come in, “usually when he believes it’s radical Islamic terrorism.”

King also pointed out that Trump consumes a lot of news and he should have known enough by Saturday to make a more decisive statement.

Watch the full panel discussion above, via CNN.

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