CNN’s Chris Cuomo and Trump campaign spokesperson Tim Murtaugh engaged in a fiery, off-the-rails, and at-times personally insulting clash over the coronavirus pandemic. The highlight — or nadir — of which involved Murtaugh holding up a printed-out screenshot of the infamous, massive Q-Tip prop Cuomo used to mock his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The segment began with Cuomo challenging Murtaugh over President Donald Trump losing focus on the pandemic to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and things got heated almost immediately after Murtaugh offered a lengthy defense of the president.
“Tim, I let you speak. Now you do the same or this will be really short. I promise you that,” Cuomo shot back before offering a point-by-point rebuttal