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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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