CNN’s New Day went off the rails during a wild interview with an attorney for an alleged Capitol rioter.
The trainwreck segment took place during the show’s first hour on Tuesday. John Avlon, filling in as New Day co-host, interviewed Joseph McBride — the lawyer for Richard Barnett, who was photographed in a viral image seated behind the desk of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during the Capitol riot. McBride noted Monday’s sentencing for Paul Hodgkins — who pleaded guilty to a single charge of obstructing an official proceeding, and was given eight months behind bars — and said that his client would not accept a similar deal.
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