(National Sentinel)Â Smackdown: Former GOP Sen. Alan Simpson of Wyoming had some choice words forÂ CNN‘s Alisyn CamerotaÂ and the rest of the Trump-hating, Democrat-aligned “establishment” media: Find a new job. Oh, and “leave people alone.”
During a telephone interview with the host, Camerota played Simpson a clip of Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah commending POTUS Donald Trump and saying he has no interest in what special counsel Robert Mueller’s eventual report will say.
â€œWell, I donâ€™t want to get into that kind of stuff. I can tell you one thing that would solve everything. Now, you want to hear this. Every U.S. senator who goes to the Judiciary Committee should have a full FBI investigation from birth until they go on the committee. That will take care of a lot of this crap,â€ Simpson said.
He then added that it was pointless to dredge up every politician’s past and use it as a battering ram against them, telling Camerota doing so was like picking â€œold scabs.â€
â€œYou donâ€™t go back into the life beyond,â€ he said. â€œWhen I was … 18, I was on federal probation for shooting mailboxes. I fought a cop. I got thrown in the clink. â€¦ Let it play out. Orrin â€” I care deeply for. I care deeply for [former Vice President] Joe Biden. I loved them all. And I got along with them all and we made it work. So, if you want to pick old scabs, you better pick a new guy to get on the show.â€
He also expressed anger at a new movie coming out calledÂ â€œThe Front Runner,â€ starring Hugh Jackman as former presidential candidateÂ Gary Hart.
The movie details Hartâ€™s alleged extramarital affairs.
â€œNow we have to watch a movie on Gary Hart. If that ainâ€™t picking an old scab, you tell me what it is. I worked with him. We worked on nuclear regulation matters. We were good. We were friends. Picking an old scab â€” â€˜Chappaquiddick.â€™ Good. Go back and pick an old scab,â€ he said.
â€œGo back and look into Professor [Anita] Hill and [Supreme Court Justice] Clarence Thomas,â€ he added. â€œWhy donâ€™t you leave people alone and go find some new work?â€
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