Stunning Meet the Press Interview Sets Twitter Ablaze: ‘Chuck Todd Got PISSED,’ Sen. Ron Johnson ‘A Pathetic Soul’
The stunning showdown on Meet the Press Sunday between Chuck Todd and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) absolutely lit up social media — with observers noting that the NBC host was completely furious with his guest.
After Todd name-checked Peter Strzok and Lisa Page in response to a question on President Donald Trump‘s dealings with Ukraine, the Meet the Press moderator lost it.
“I have no idea why Fox News propaganda stuff is popping up on here,” Todd said. “I have no idea.”
“Because this is underlining exactly why President Trump is upset, and why his supporters are upset, with the news media!” Johnson said.
Todd largely drew raves for his performance, while Johnson faced an avalanche of criticism. Here’s a sampling:
It's easy to inject Gateway Pundit conspiracy theories directly into your frontal lobe every morning until they start framing people you've met for treason.
— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) October 6, 2019
Another crackpot heard from
— Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) October 6, 2019
Well, Sen. Ron Johnson's profile in courage has gone poof.
— Jonathan Capehart (@CapehartJ) October 6, 2019
Holy. Fucking. Shit.
Chuck Todd got PISSED, y'all.
WATCH: Ron Johnson was asked why he winced, brings up a conspiracy theory, can't answer a simple fucking question to save his life.#PerryMadeMeDoIt #sundaymorning #sundaythoughts #secondwhistleblowerpic.twitter.com/yOtvHTSM4I
— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) October 6, 2019
You can be Will Hurd or you can be Ron Johnson. History will remember long after Trump is out of office. https://t.co/7jx80Bvx8B
— Christina Reynolds (@creynoldsnc) October 6, 2019
Sen Ron Johnson is a great comedian. He is back peddling so fast on chick Todd he may trip over his own feet. What a pathetic soul.
— Howard Dean (@GovHowardDean) October 6, 2019
After watching the truly most embarrassing moment yet with @SenRonJohnson on @MeetThePress this morning, it is important to remind America that he spent July 4th 2018 in Russia with 7 other Senators meeting with Putin. pic.twitter.com/tJxCCs1YV4
— Fred Guttenberg (@fred_guttenberg) October 6, 2019
We are all Chuck Todd today.
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) October 6, 2019
— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) October 6, 2019
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) October 6, 2019
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