Last night wasn’t a good one for the cast of characters on Jeff Zucker’s CNN. Anchors Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon were visibly agitated over President Trump’s speech and Justice Clarence Thomas’ administering of the constitutional oath to Amy Coney Barrett, who had been confirmed by the Senate in a 52-48 vote shortly before the ceremony.
But between the two, Cuomo inarguably had the worst night, and we have tenacious Trump reelection campaign comms director Tim Murtaugh to thank for that.
During the second half-hour of Cuomo’s “Prime Time” program, the two got into a sparring match over who handled the coronavirus pandemic better or worse: President Trump or Cuomo’s brother Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY)?