Ed Henry Clashes With Katrina Pierson On ‘N-Word’ Tape: ‘You Changed Your Story!’
Well, this was an interesting interview.
Former Trump campaign spokesperson Katrina Pierson is in the middle of a brewing controversy that’s arisen from Omarosa Manigault’s promotional book tour, in particular, the allegation that the campaign was aware that a recording existed of Donald Trump using the “n-word,” ostensibly on the set of The Apprentice.
On Monday evening, Pierson appeared on the very same Fox News program and when Ed Henry challenged Pierson on Omarosa’s account that she had admitted the tape existed, she said that this account “was absolutely not true.”
Cut to Tuesday morning and Omarosa shared a recording of a conversation about the alleged “n-word” tape in which Pierson appears to confirm it’s existence, bolstering her claim and making Pierson appear duplicitous in her retelling.
Last night Henry played the clip and challenged Pierson in a discussion that became particularly heated, especially for a Fox News program hosting a Trump supporter.
Pierson dealt with the apparent inconsistencies of her story by raising a fog of multiple discussions and multiple recordings. But a remarkably nonplussed Henry was having none of it, ultimately lashing out at his guest, asking her “If that’s the truth, why didn’t you tell me, ‘Ed, you know, I don’t know all the details of this book, I haven’t seen it, but I did say, yes, he used the N-word to move the conversation along?'” before adding ” You didn’t say that last night. You changed the story today.”
Pierson succeeded in providing enough confusing details of the allegations that ended up clouding her embarrassment, but Henry won this round and deserves credit for holding his guest to account for her inconsistencies.
Watch the clip above, courtesy of Fox News.
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