December 14, 2017

Chris Cuomo had Sen. Ron Johnson on New Day and asked him why Roy Moore lost in Alabama.

"Well, you know, from my standpoint, I think what that election said was the voters of Alabama did not want to be represented by a man who, when in his 30s, was trolling shopping malls and trying to pick up girls in their teens," Johnson said.

"I don't think it says a whole lot more than that. (Editor's note: Yeah, keep telling yourself that, Ron!) probably a good thing he was not elected. Obviously, we would have liked to have had a republican and Alabamians would have liked to have a Republican senator from their state, but it is what it is."

Cuomo seized on the opening. "If we are going principle over party, does that shed light on whether or not there should be an investigation for the president of the United States?"

"If you want to go to the president of the United States, let's go back to Bill Clinton."

"Why? He is not president anymore. He was impeached."

"Yeah, but he was not convicted or thrown out of office and he did not have -- he really did not have the grace to resign from the office, and I think that has had spillover effects and resulted in a lot of the irreconcilable behavior we are seeing here today," Johnson said with a straight face. Hah hah!

"Because you don't like the way the Clinton situation was handled, you want to go easy on Trump."

"Trump's problems were vetted during the campaign."

"Were they?"

"Yes, they absolutely were. All of the allegations were understood during the campaign and the American people elected Trump, so just like President Obama, he's the duly elected president of the United States."

"So no, you do not endorse any investigation of the allegations against President Trump even though more women have come forward?"

"Something during his presidency, absolutely we have to provide oversight, and prior to that, the voters spoke."

"Even though the accusers of Bill Clinton was before he was the president of the United States?"

"No, Monica Lewinsky was his intern in the White House."

"It was vetted and consensual and he was impeached."

"Democrats refused to convict him and shove him out of office, which I think was very unfortunate."

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