Skip to comments.Mob Movies?! CNN Plays 'Godfather' Clip to Attack Trump on Alleged Cohen Intimidation
Posted on 01/24/2019 7:36:08 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
CNN isn't stopping at making generic accusations of witness intimidation against President Trump with respect to Michael Cohen's prospective congressional testimony. The network is instead doing so in, quite literally, the most dramatic terms. On New Day this morning, CNN played a clip from Godfather II in which the mob, in order to intimidate a witness at a Senate hearing, has brought the witness's brother into the audience.
After the clip rolled, CNN commentator John Avlon broke out the old mob threat:
AVLON: I think what's happening between the President and Rudy invoking the father-in-law and the wife goes well beyond problematic. At least from a historic precedent standpoint, there is none. What the President of the United States and his lawyer are basically doing is saying, "Nice family you got there. Be a shame if anything happened to them."
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CNN actually plays a Godfather clip to make the case that Trump is acting like a mobster by allegedly intimidating Cohen regarding his congressional testimony.
Ping to Liberal Media Criticism list.
CNN = Counterfeit New Network
OMG, someone inform Heir Mueller:-)
When facts dont work. Hit them with pure fiction.
For those who didn’t think the “Cohen was ordered by Trump to lie to Congress” story and the “smirking white racist Trump supporter bullies Vietnam Veteran” story were fake enough, we now have CNN broadcasting “The Godfather” as real news.
This actually makes sense. Scenes from old movies are as real as anything else broadcast by CNN, the #FakeNewsNetwork.
Lol!! Clearly Not News projecting, again.
This morning on our local news in Seattle they referred to Cohen as Trump’s former “fixer”.
Meanwhile I have lost of the number of convenient bodies around
the Clintons and the rest of the Rats. Too bad we don’t have a DOJ anymore.
They have a constitutional right to be STUPID!
Clearly Not News has really become a biased joke.
Hey! I didn’t authorize that!
Fredo, get Tom on the phone...
0bama’s weak presidency deserved The “you can start by acting like a man!” clip.
Avlon said I think thats a problem in and of itself.
Why would Trump care about a convicted liars testimony? If there was evidence of intimidation it would be before the House judiciary committee in articles of impeachment where it should be.
Cohen cant be believed. He could tell me water is wet and Id want another opinion.
That’s not even the point of that scene. They don’t bring Pentangeli’s brother to the hearing as a threat that they’ll harm the brother if he talks. They bring him to remind Frankie of his vows of silence and honor.
news as CNN wishes it to be
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