Blitzer: ‘Donald, You’re Beginning to Sound a Little Ridiculous.’ Trump: ‘I Think You Sound Ridiculous’
Wolf Blitzer and Donald Trump just had a ridiculous conversation on CNN. With each calling the other “ridiculous,” and Trump also taking a shot at CNN’s ratings. The two sparred over the “birther” controversy during a live interview on “The Situation Room.”
TRUMP: Well, a lot of people don’t agree with that birth certificate. A lot of people do not think it’s authentic.
BLITZER: But if the state of Hawaii authorizes it, if the state of Hawaii says, this is official, he was born in Hawaii on this date, here it is, why do you deny that?
TRUMP: A lot of people do not think it was an authentic certificate.
BLITZER: How can you say that if the…
TRUMP: Now, you won’t report it, Wolf, but many people do not think it was authentic. His mother was not in the hospital. There are many other things that came out. And, frankly, if you would report it accurately, I think you would probably get better ratings than you’re getting, which are pretty small.
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