On Monday’s “CNN Tonight,” host Don Lemon scolded fellow CNN host Chris Cuomo for asking Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) about court-packing by stating that “it’s not a legitimate question” and Cuomo was “doing the Republicans’ work” by asking it. Lemon also stated the question is a “red herring” but conceded that “there are some Democrats who want to” pack the court.
During the handoff from Cuomo’s show to Lemon’s, Lemon stated, “Why are you like pushing him [Booker] about court-packing? Because you’re doing the Republicans’ work.”
Cuomo responded, “No, I’m not. It’s a legitimate question.”
Lemon countered, “Well, look, it’s not a legitimate question in that, during the debate, the vice president raised the question. The moderator didn’t raise the question. Plus, it is — this is something that — this is a hypothetical. Whether or not — Joe Biden has said twice, at least on tape that I’ve seen, how