CNN host Chris Cuomo called out the “Trump triple step” of constantly shifting explanations and responses about the SU airstrike that killed Qasem Soleimani, noting that the evolution has followed President Donald Trump’s repeated, historical pattern of “lie, deny, defy.”
In his Monday show’s “Closing Argument” segment, Cuomo dissected the White House messaging on the killing, walking viewers step by step through the crumbling logic being offered up.
“The Trump triple step, is in full effect, once again. What is it? Lie, deny, defy,” Cuomo explained. “Take Iran. It was “imminent” because Iran is bad and this guy was a terrorist. But why imminent? Crickets. No proof. Period. Then, the president denies that fact. And says it was about the