Jake Tapper BLASTS Tabloid Trash Trump JFK Smear as ‘Shameful’ [VIDEO]

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“That’s not an anti-Trump position or a pro-Cruz position. It’s a pro-truth position.”

The normally mild-mannered and even-keeled Jake Tapper when off on Donald Trump’s tabloid trash smear against Ted Cruz’s father, Rafael Cruz, who Trump unbelievably accused of being involved in the assassination of JFK on Tuesday morning.

“Every time you think this race cannot get any more ludicrous, it does,” CNN’s Jake Tapper began on The Lead, Tuesday afternoon.

Tapper further explained:

“It started this morning when Trump cited a bizarre and completely uncorroborated report — and I use the term ‘report’ loosely — in The National Enquirer — the supermarket tabloid — the National Enquirer which has endorsed Trump and is published by a friend of Trump’s has been launching smear after smear against Cruz and his family.”

RELATED: Trump Pushes Conspiracy Theory That Cruz’s Dad is Linked to JFK’s Assassination

After playing the clip of Trump on FOX & Friends, which might as well be a Trump infomercial every morning at this point, in which he repeated the tabloid trash, Tapper laid into the smear, calling it “shameful” and “ridiculous,” while calling his excoriation a “pro-truth” position.

“I cannot believe I need to say the following, but here goes,” a disgusted Tapper began. “There is no corroborated evidence that Ted Cruz’s father ever met Lee Harvey Oswald, or for that matter, any other presidential assassin.

We in the media don’t talk about it because there’s no evidence of it. In fact, there is contrary evidence — well before the picture was taken — Rafael Cruz’s sister was brutally beaten by Castro forces and Rafael Cruz had denounced the regime. 

So any suggestion that Cruz’s father played a role in the Kennedy assassination is ridiculous and frankly shameful.

Now, that’s not an anti-Trump position or a pro-Cruz position. It’s a pro-truth position.” 

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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