CNN anchor Brianna Keilar on Friday nailed the hypocrisy of Republicans who got upset after an aide to President-elect Joe Biden used an expletive to describe them — and who have also consistently defended President Donald Trump’s language and behavior.
The incoming White House deputy chief of staff, Jen O’Malley Dillon, recalled in a Dec. 15 interview with Glamour magazine how some people questioned Biden during the Democratic primary for thinking he could work with Republicans, despite the divisions in the country.
“I’m not saying they’re not a bunch of fuckers. [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell is terrible. But this sense that you couldn’t wish for that, you couldn’t wish for this bipartisan ideal? He rejected that,” O’Malley Dillon said. She later admitted to using “some words that I probably could have chosen better.”
On her show, Keilar called out two Republicans in particular for expressing “faux outrage” over O’Malley Dillon’s comments, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany.
“Yes, these folks are outraged that an aide of Joe Biden swore and called Republicans a PG-13 name, which is an odd stance when you consider the language and behavior that they have excused or ignored from President Trump for years,” said Keilar, before airing a very long list of derogatory terms Trump has used in recent years.
Check out the segment here: