by Stacey Matthews at legalinsurrection.com
“We’re not carrying his remarks live because frankly, he says a lot of things that are not true and sometimes potentially dangerous,” CNN’s Jake Tapper announced after wall-to-wall coverage of Trump’s arrival in Miami and his arraignment.
For a group of people who got what they wanted Tuesday when former President Donald Trump was arraigned in a Miami courtroom on 37 federal counts related to the classified documents probe, the Usual Suspects on the cable news networks sure were a sour-faced lot.
Take, for instance, how CNN’s Jake Tapper whined about Trump’s stop at a local Cuban cafe in the aftermath of his arraignment, where people prayed for him and sang “happy birthday” to him. Tapper was very faux fended that Trump was being showered with attention and was at points smiling and laughing with the crowd:
“To the folks in the control room, I don’t need to see any more of that. He’s trying to turn it into a spectacle, into a campaign ad. That is enough of that. We’ve seen it already. Ah, let’s go over again the 37 charges that Donald Trump is facing…
”MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace was also not amused, calling on the control room to stop airing the footage:read more