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‘Stupid Question!’ Trump Tells Reporter Asking about Michael Cohen Pardon (WATCH)


President Donald Trump this morning answered a reported who asked about his personal attorney, Michael Cohen by totally mocking the question.

ABC News’s Jonathan Karl asked Trump if he would consider pardoning Cohen. Trump’s response? “Stupid question!” Then, he tried to move to another subject.

Here’s the exchange:

A few people focused on the reaction of Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, who was next to Trump:

And, not surprisingly, the partisanship ramped up:

Of course, Cohen hasn’t even been charged, though his attorney said at a hearing last week in a lawsuit by Stormy Daniels that he expects an indictment could come within 90 days.

[Image via screen grab from Politico video.]

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Aaron Keller is an attorney licensed in two states. He holds a juris doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University. During law school, he completed legal residencies in the Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General and in a local prosecutor’s office. He was employed as a summer associate in the New Hampshire Department of Safety, which manages the state police, and further served as a summer law clerk for a New York trial judge. Before law school, Keller worked for television stations in New York and in the Midwest, mostly as an evening news anchor and investigative reporter. His original reporting on the Wisconsin murder of Teresa Halbach was years later featured in the Netflix film "Making A Murderer."