CNN's Don Lemon Has Just A Few Words Left For Kayleigh McEnany: 'Girl, Bye'
Written by Black Voices on December 16, 2020
CNN’s Don Lemon expressed his frustration Tuesday evening with White Home press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, who he criticized for frequently spreading disinformation: “Lady, bye.”
Lemon mentioned the White Home press briefing held by McEnany earlier that day, through which she sidestepped questions on whether or not President Donald Trump would acknowledge Joe Biden because the president-elect. Biden formally secured sufficient electoral votes on Monday to turn into America’s 46th president on Jan. 20.
McEnany repeatedly deferred these inquiries to Trump’s marketing campaign ― for which she at instances has spoken for ― and famous greater than as soon as that the president was pursuing “ongoing litigation.”
Lemon mentioned on “CNN Tonight” that McEnany was appearing like “the election didn’t even occur… appearing like she’s not about to be out of a job.”
“Are you aware she additionally works for ―” Lemon mentioned, earlier than chopping himself off to say the favored phrase, “Lady, bye.”
“Lady, bye,” he repeated, as seen in clips extensively shared on Twitter. “Buh-bye.”
“A lot disinformation coming from the rostrum… it’s day by day… comes out, reads propaganda,” Lemon continued.
He then condemned McEnany for her propensity ― on show Tuesday ― to assault the media. Lemon famous that she is a former CNN commentator (in that position, she sometimes had been vital of Trump).
“Talks about what the media is doing, criticizes the media, ‘That is what you need to be overlaying,’” Lemon mentioned, parroting McEnany. “I believe we obtained this. You used to sit down right here on the set with us, I believe we obtained it. While you sat right here with us you thought we had it. You have been blissful to be right here however now we don’t know what we’re doing? Lady, bye.”
Throughout Tuesday’s press briefing, McEnany criticized the best way information organizations have lined the incoming president’s son, Hunter Biden, who’s being investigated by federal prosecutors in Delaware over tax points.
“Actually attention-grabbing flip of occasions and good for individuals who lined what was a narrative all alongside and never Russia disinformation,” McEnany mentioned on the finish of the briefing.
Following the latest revelation of the probe of the youthful Biden’s funds, Trump and his allies have harshly criticized the media for not having targeted extra consideration on him earlier than the November election.
Jim Acosta, CNN’s chief White Home correspondent, responded to McEnany’s criticism, asking her as she walked away from the rostrum: “Is it hypocritical to accuse others of spreading disinformation once you unfold it day by day?”
He obtained no response.
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