Chimpy’s first spokesperson in his Reign of Error, Ari “if my lips are moving I’m lying” Fleischer:
“Mainstream Republicans, including former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former George W. Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer, have defended Trump’s “both sides” argument.
“The president has good reason to also blame, or point the finger, at antifa and BLM. They are not innocent groups,” Fleischer said in an interview Tuesday. “I’m a purist on this. I’m all for counterprotest, but you cannot resort to violence. … If anyone engages in violence, they deserve condemnation.”
“Clearly all sides got at it in Charlottesville on Saturday,” he said.
But then Ari chokes and now he probably won’t get the job:
But he said he was troubled by Trump’s remark that there were “very fine people on both sides.”
“There are no very fine Nazis or Klan members, zero,” Fleischer said.