CNN host Chris Cuomo criticizes President Donald Trump following his address to the nation, in which Trump said Iran appears to be standing down after they fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases housing US troops. Cuomo called out Trump for criticizing intel agencies throughout his presidency but now says we must trust what they offer.
While Cuomo spoke, the following was on the lower-third of the screen: "We Should Be Able to Trust The President. We Can't."
"All we know for sure is the decision about killing the general got us bombed and had nothing to do with Obama," Cuomo said. "Final lesson we have to trust our institutions, f we verify their information. We should be able to rely on what the president and intel says as long as they offer proof. More importantly we should be able to come together because we all bleed the same way if attacked. Crude but true. We can't, why? The president is a serial liar. He spent his presidency bashing the very intel agencies he now says are great and we must trust without proof. He won't follow the rules that he demanded when convenient."