Harris Faulkner moderated a heated debate between Congressmen Matthew Gaetz (R-Fla.) and David Cicilline (D-R.I.) about everything from the Manafort verdict to the Mueller investigation on Fox News’ “Outnumbered” Wednesday.
“Look at what he does, not what he says. This is the most corrupt administration in our history,” Cicilline started. “You go down the cabinet members from Pruitt to Price and on and on. Let me finish. Let me just finish” Cicilline said. “What they want is — they want an economy — Matt, I let you finish. Please let me finish. They want an economy that doesn’t just work for people at the very top but that works for everyone.”
“Stop there. It’s filibustering. Go ahead, Congressman — Congressman Gaetz,” Faulkner interrupted.
Gaetz then jumped in, listing some of the administration’s accomplishments: “Longest consecutive job growth streak in American history. Fastest growth of wages in 10 years. We have G.D.P. growth that’s doubling. So, if the American people want to judge based on the experiences that they have had, they have more money in their pocket. They have got a tax cut,” Gaetz said.
He continued, “Harris invited us to talk about the Manafort verdict and Cohen, and you don’t want to talk about either because you are a very smart Democrat.”
The back-and-forth argument continued until Faulkner had to end the segment to go to commercial, but she threw in one last line directed at Cicilline.
“I have got to go visit Rhode Island because I want to see if everybody in Rhode Island is like you,” she concluded. “‘Cause I know you’re a nice man, you just won’t let anybody finish.”
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