CNN’s Tapper: Trump ‘Doesn’t Have a Credibility Gap; He Has a Credibility Chasm’

‘We have a president who has called for the new Justice Department campaign against leaks, and he’s now sharing a story that relies both on anonymous sources and leaks’

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TAPPER: "So we have a president who has called for the new justice Department campaign against leaks, and he’s now sharing a story that relies both on anonymous sources and leaks. Now, the president has the power to declassify materials and perhaps this was a strategy to send a message to North Korea, and this could feed into oppression of hypocrisy that is eroding trust in this president. 60% of the people say trump thinks he’s above the law. 36% of the public think he’s honest and trustworthy, 60% do not. 24% of the public trust most of what they hear from the white House, 73% do not. This president doesn’t have a credibility gap, he has a credibility chasm. And as this national security credibility gap, he has a credibility chasm. And as this national security threat looms, that is quite a dangerous thing for a U.S. President to have. threat looms, that is quite a dangerous thing for a U.S. President to have."

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