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Trump Campaign Manager Blames 'Reporters' For False 9/11 Story

Corey Lewandowski came up with a ludicrous defense of Trump's 9/11 story and was shot down by a well-prepared John Heilemann.

Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's campaign manager, was taken to the woodshed by Bloomberg's John Heilemann over his claims that Donald Trump was completely accurate about thousands of Muslims cheering the 9/11 attacks in New Jersey.

Corey tried to use two articles as proof that what Trump claims was true, which is nonsense at its finest. Heilemann came prepared and knew exactly what Corey referenced and then shot his inane excuses to smithereens. It got so bad for Lewandowski that he started to blame the reporters for not doing a better job investigating the claims that Trump is saying he actually saw with his own eyes.

Heilemann: The story did not say there were thousands and the story didn't say it was proven. It said it was being investigated. Not that the reporter had witnessed them.

Lewandowski: So the reporter should not have written the story if he couldn't validate what was taking place and he described it as a tailgate party...

Heilemann: He didn't say that. That's not what he said. That's not what he wrote. What he wrote was, there were investigations of allegations of such a thing. Many reporters write about law enforcement investigating things they haven't witnessed...

Heilemann than asked why there is no video evidence to match Trump's claims and Lewandowski just blamed the media, trying to push an anti-Trump conspiracy theory.

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