Tweeting, in general, is a simple and easy act to perform. In the case of Donald Trump, he Tweeted a rare apology, but it was nothing more than a perfunctory gesture to cover for his lie about witnessing the plane which carried out the $400 million exchange for hostages/prisoners.
This was Iran's money, and we were returning it after they met their end of the bargain. Had we not done so, an international tribunal would rule in favor of Iran and it would end up costing us more than double that amount. Trump emphasized that the payment was made in cash because he doesn't understand that you can't perform a wired transfer if you have no banking relationship with a country. His troglodyte fans heard about small and very very big containers filled with money and booed as expected. Here's Donald's 'apology' for only one of thousands of lies he's told.
The plane I saw on television was the hostage plane in Geneva, Switzerland, not the plane carrying $400 million in cash going to Iran!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 5, 2016
Donny Deutsch was apoplectic at this point, because both Halperin and Willie Geist (earlier in the show) seemed downright impressed and convinced that Donald Trump has turned the corner and will henceforth start listening to people like his fellow pathological-liar and campaign manager, Paul Manafort. The exchange became rather heated and sort of hilarious. Halperin began by explaining how Trump, for once, followed instructions, and refocused on Hillary, rather than vomiting up his mental delusions on Twitter or at a rally.
HALPERIN: ...he cleaned up his own mistake and put it on Hillary Clinton.
DEUTSCH: PLEASE! Do not call him presidential for what any fourth grader... *crosstalk*
HALPERIN: You can call this, *crosstalk*, you can call this.
DEUTSCH: Please let's not anoint him!
HALPERIN: You can call this a baby step.
DEUTSCH: Come on!
HALPERIN: It's what they wanted.
DEUTSCH: This is what they wanted? (inaudible crosstalk) Mark, literally you're saying, what you're saying is, 'Wow, there is light at the end of the tunnel. He said 'I made a factual mistake and said what any four-year-old would say.'
HALPERIN: I didn't say oh wow, I'm saying that this is what they wanted. I am just saying this is what Republicans have been asking him to do.
DEUTSCH: I think they need more. I think they need more. I think it's a pretty low bar. Can he chew a banana and walk at the same time?
HALPERIN: It's baby steps. It is better than he was doing earlier in the week.
BRZENZSKI: *loud laugh/gasp* Did you just say that? *laughs*
We can believe that Donald has changed his embarrassing ways when we see his tax returns.