Jake Tapper: Trump Has a Huge ‘Right-Wing Media Chamber’ Helping Him ‘Change the Subject’

On CNN this afternoon, Jake Tapper took note of something Geraldo Rivera said about Sean Hannity, but took it in a very different direction from how it was presumably meant.

Rivera told Hannity yesterday that Nixon “never would have been forced to resign” if Hannity had been around back then.

Tapper said he does have a point. But:

“I think Geraldo meant it as a compliment. I’m not sure it actually is one. But it’s true. The President has a huge apparatus––not just Republicans in Congress, and Nixon didn’t have that because Democrats controlled it––but also this huge media––right-wing media chamber that really serves to change the subject from the fundamental question of the intelligence community: why and how did the Russians interfere with the 2016 election?”

Jeffrey Toobin also made note of how much Republicans have been defending Trump… “except those who are on their way out.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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