An old clip by Paul Manafort trying to defend President Donald Trump sees “really, really cumbersome” in the light of recent revelations, according to CNN’s Don Lemon.
It’s so troublesome that lemon could not stop laughing when he played it … then watched it once and laughed even harder:
“So to be clear, Trump has no economic relations with any Russian oligarchs” , CBS News anchor Norah “Donnell asks Manafort in July 2016 the clip.
Manafort stems through its response.
“That’s what he said,” replies Manafort. “That’s what I said. It’s obvious what, what our position is.”
Lemon laughed both times he played it.
“It was really, really awkward,” he concluded. “I still have no idea what he said there.”
What makes it so difficult is the revelation on Thursday that former long-term Trump lawyer Michael Cohen reported to a court that discussions about a potential Trump Tower property project in Moscow continued in June 201
See Lemon Full segment in the clip above.