CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s interview with Sen. Ted Cruz descended into name-calling and insults on Wednesday night.
The 20-minute interview began with Cuomo asking the Texas Republican if President Trump did enough during the debate to condemn white supremacy, to which Cruz said he was glad the president clarified those remarks. The conversation took a turn when Cruz called the media “completely hypocritical” for how they cover racial comments from Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.
“The press is partisan in this regard. Ten years ago, 2010, Joe Biden gave a eulogy for Robert Byrd, who was a Grand Cyclops of the KKK …” Cruz began before Cuomo interjected to call his point a “weak-ass argument.”
Then, when the senator offered to provide additional criticism of the former vice president, Cuomo responded, “The old Ted Cruz, who he called ‘Lyin’ Ted,’ when he wasn’t insulting your wife and your