‘Completely irresponsible’: MSNBC’s Ruhle wonders aloud if Trump has ‘something pretty extreme’ on Lindsey Graham

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MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle proved again that the left just can’t deal with anyone even slightly supporting President Donald Trump.

In a panel discussion about controversial comments by Rep. Steve King, Ruhle made the outrageous suggestion that Trump is blackmailing Sen. Lindsey Graham.


Former GOP Congressman David Jolly noted that the South Carolina Republican was once a harsh and vocal critic of the president but now appears to be a strong supporter of Trump and his policies.

“Before Don got elected, Lindsey Graham called Donald Trump a racist, xenophobic bigot. Those are Lindsey Graham’s words,” Jolly said. “I doubt Lindsey Graham could tell you Donald Trump has had a change of heart in the last 24 months, I bet the change of heart has been with Lindsey Graham, not the president.”

Ruhle interjected with her baseless speculation that maybe Trump knows “something pretty extreme” about the newly elected Senate Judiciary Chair.

“Or it could be that Donald Trump or somebody knows something pretty extreme about Lindsey Graham,” she said.

“We’re gonna have to leave it there,” Ruhle added.

But leaving it “there” after making the remark on live television did nothing to extinguish further speculating, and the anchor’s knowing smirk may have been referring to rumors brewing about Graham recently.

Even actor Chris Evans, of “Captain America” fame, wondered aloud recently: “What do they have on you?”

Coincidentally (or not), just days before Ruhle’s on-air remark, the chairman of the Democratic Coalition against Trump super PAC suggested Graham is “being blackmailed” by Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin over something connected to a “serious sexual kink.”

Jon Cooper publicly made the claims – with no evidence – contending that “as an openly gay man” he “couldn’t care less” about the senator’s lifestyle.

Glenn Greenwald, co-founding editor of Intercept, slammed Cooper’s tweets as “homophobic gutter trash.”

Even Twitter users who may have wondered about Graham’s loyalties were appalled by the slanderous claims.

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