CNN’s Chris Cuomo Slams Trump For Not Lowering Flags After Capital Gazette Shooting [VIDEO]


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CNN’s Chris Cuomo slammed President Donald Trump on “Primetime” Tuesday for not lowering the flag at The White House for the Capital Gazette victims.

“The Las Vegas shooting, the Parkland shooting — They warranted flags being lowered, why not this?” Cuomo said. “Why would the mayor of Annapolis say he was turned down with such a no-brainer request. Now, I’m afraid I know the answer. And it’s because President Trump doesn’t like the media.” (RELATED: Chris Cuomo Calls Out ‘Morning Joe’ For Being Like Sean Hannity)

Cuomo cited Trump’s mockery of GOP Sen. John McCain of Arizona and the crisis at the southern border as proof that he truly hates the press.


“Trump unfortunately is entirely capable of disrespecting people no matter their predicament. If it suits him or his interests,” Cuomo continued. “Look, look at what’s happening on the border. Kids ripped from their families, still not returned. Despite that sham of an executive order and promises to fix it all rapido.”

“Trump did say that he respects journalists after the mass murder, but why would you believe that? Why would you believe he’s not lying again,” Cuomo concluded.

“I don’t have time to play all the attacks on the media, you know the truth. And now you know that even if they get murdered, the president won’t respect the media appropriately. It’s the truth. It’s as true as it is shameful.”

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump ordered the White House flags to be lowered, shortly after learning of the request, according to The Hill Tuesday.

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