Watch Donald Trump deny ever knowing Lev Parnas beyond saying he was at fundraisers:
How many times did he deny Parnas in that short clip, exactly?
Erin Burnett thought it would be helpful to illustrate Trump's "pattern of lying when it comes to who and what he knows," so she compiled a montage of some of his greatest hits: David Duke, Wikileaks, Paul Manafort, etc. etc..
And as she pointed out at the end, she could have added 4 or 8 more, including Gordon Sondland, Stormy Daniels. and others. Any time they point out something he doesn't want to admit, he goes into "lie and deny" mode instead of just admitting he knows them.
Lev Parnas, though? He might be a problem. He's vowed to release a photo every single time Trump denies knowing him.
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Parnas: I’ll Release a Photo Each Time Trump Denies Knowing Me https://t.co/OWfv7rBQ7U via @thedailybeast
@everyhumanknows @UniteBlueFL @forwardarc @cellafont3 @DvinMsM @MrWednesday11 @AndreaLearned @DisTrumpia @naughtywriter2 pic.twitter.com/5iflwYjZUx
— Allan Margolin (@AllanMargolin) January 17, 2020
And it's not just Trump. Ellen over at NewsHounds notes that Ed Henry is denying that his photo with Robert Hyde in a Trump hat is a thing:
But “a source close to Henry” claims it’s all just a misunderstanding:
A source close to Henry told Mediaite that the pictures are more than a year old, and were taken while he was playing golf with a friend. They said Henry did not know Hyde, but was asked to wear the hat and obliged.
Isn't it interesting how all these sleazy folks are hanging around with State TV and Trumpers but no one knows anyone? Those must be some interesting parties.