white house President Donald Trump on Tuesday called CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s expletive-laden exchange with a heckler “indefensible,” splitting with some of his staunchest defenders in the media, many of whom have also come to the defense of the cable news host. “I think that what Chris Cuomo did was horrible. His language was horrible. He looked like a total, out of control animal — he lost it,” the president told reporters as he departed for an event in Pennsylvania. Story Continued Below Cuomo, the host of the eponymously named “Cuomo Prime Time,” went viral Monday night when a conservative provocateur posted a video of him online. In the video, which is shot from a low angle, Cuomo erupts after being called “Fredo” by a heckler who claims not to know the anchor’s name. Cuomo says that the term, a refence to the mafia movie “The Godfather,” is “an Italian aspersion,” comparing it to the racial slur used against African Americans. “It it’s like the n-word for us.” The conversation captured in the video deteriorates quickly, with Cuomo threatening the heckler, at one point warning him, “I’ll f—ing throw you down these stairs.” Cuomo is younger brother of New York… Read full this story
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