Trump Campaign Gives Multiple Answers To Ad Foul-Up
Showing Morocco instead of the Mexican border in Donald Trump’s first ad was either intentional, a mistake, or doesn’t matter, depending upon to whom and when the question is asked.
ACCOUNT ONE: Donald Trump on The O’Reilly Factor
That was just video footage,” replied Trump to O’Reilly when pressed for a response of the Morocco-swap. “It’s merely a display.”
“So you don’t think the video is a little misleading?” pressed O’Reilly.
“No I think it’s irrelevant,” replied Trump simply…
ACCOUNT TWO: Donald Trump’s Special Legal Counsel on CNN’s New Day
Michael Cohen sat down with CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Tuesday morning, and as expected, Cuomo hammered Cohen on the misrepresented footage. Cohen immediately distanced himself from the error, actually responding, “I didn’t do it.”
“I’m not on the campaign trail!” he continued, before Cuomo pressed the counsel to “own it”…
ACCOUNT THREE: Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager to NBC News
“No shit it’s not the Mexican border!”
And with that, the trio of troubling Trump claims has come full circle. Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski emphatically doubled-down to NBC News on Monday, fully taking ownership of the situation. In fact, Lewandowski claimed the whole stunt was intentional, so really, no one working for the Trump campaign really has any idea what’s going on.