Finally, FINALLY, someone—on CNN, no less—stepped up to the plate. Amy Kremer, founder of Women for Trump, went on CNN to defend the vile family separations. (That in and of itself is telling: no Trump official—not Kirstjen, Huckabee, or even Kellyanne—wants to try to defend this anymore.)
The entire interview is refreshingly good, but there was one moment that surprised me. When Amy flatly lies about Obama’s former DHS secretary and claims that he said THE EXACT OPPOSITE of what he said, she was expecting the obligatory push-back and then the “let’s move on”.
Victor Blackwell wasn’t having it. He demanded the control room find the clip. And Ouch:
Everyone in the media needs to watch this.
This is how you FACT CHECK a Trump surrogate.
— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) June 24, 2018
Thank you, Victor.
Please give a workshop to your colleagues.
Here’s the whole interview: