Trump’s Comments About Murdered Saudi Journalist Is Perfect Example Of Trump’s Tricks To Distract, Confuse, Lie & Get His Way

In just 20 seconds, Trump hit a trifecta of phrasing and logic he comes back to frequently. First, when an ally or someone he’s inclined to believe denies something, he defers to the denial.

By Tamara Keith
Morning Edition / NPR (10/16/18)

Secretary of State Pompeo is in Riyadh to address the disappearance of a Saudi journalist. President Trump’s response to the disappearance illustrates how he responds to other difficult questions.

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