Wolff Can't Stand the Heat, Throws a Fit When CNN Asks a Question About Book
During a stunning interview this weekend, “Fire and Fury” author Michael Wolff accused a CNN host, of all people, of “doing the work of the White House to discredit” his already highly spurious book about President Donald Trump.
Why? Because host Michael Smerconish had dared to question Wolff about what possible lies he told to earn the Trump administration’s trust, according to the Washington Examiner.
As reported earlier this month by USA Today, the Trump administration last year granted Wolff “fly-on-the-wall” access to the White House for reasons not yet fully understood.
Wolff subsequently took the information he allegedly gleaned from observing the Trump administration and stuffed it into a recently released book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” that wound up being full of lies and inaccuracies.
Dovetailing back to the interview between Wolff and Smerconish, it began to turn sour as Smerconish asked Wolff to describe exactly what he told White House officials to gain inside access to the White House.
“I certainly said what was ever necessary to get the story,” Wolff said. “And I’m missing — so what are you implying here?”
Smerconish was implying that Wolff had lied.
To get across this point, the host then glanced down at his desk and purported to describe how Wolff’s request for access to the White House may have sounded:
“What I’m really after is not so much a policy or position interview with the president, but an opportunity to humanize him. Honestly, I don’t think there is anybody out there who is doing this or it seems who cares about doing this, but I think you know that I like him. And I believe I can show him a way that can actually change perceptions of him…”
And that’s when Wolff lost his cool, delivering a rant claiming “someone in the White House is obviously giving you e-mails that I sent” and accusing Smerconish of “doing the work of the White House to discredit this book.”
Listen to the whole interview below, or fast-forward to the 5:00 mark to hear Smerconish read Wolff’s alleged letter and watch Wolff’s furious response:
The fact that Wolff accused someone in the White House of providing Smerconish with copies of his emails is quite telling. The hack author basically admitted live on air that what Smerconish had said is what Wolff actually wrote in his disingenuous email to White House officials.
In other words, Wolff admitted that he had lied, i.e., that he had cunningly made it seem as if his book would affect Trump in a good way by highlighting the positive aspects of his administration. Instead, Wolff wound up doing the exact opposite.
The guy’s a liar, plain and simple. So much so that he accused a CNN host, of all people, of colluding with the Trump White House.
Now, if that isn’t the lie of the year, I don’t know what is.
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