Debra Messing blasts 'View' for hosting Trump Jr.: 'Very very disappointing'

Carla Harmon
November 8, 2019

While on "The View", the president's son faced the co-hosts around the table and discussed controversial topics such as his tweet about the federal whistleblower.

"The whole point of releasing a name is to intimidate someone, to threaten someone, and to scare other people from coming out". I understand that, and I know how hard it is, ' she said, adding in a shaky voice that she lost both of her parents to cancer.

"It goes both ways", Guilfoyle insisted, alleging that "93 percent negative media coverage" about Trump - a years-old stat which has largely been refuted. What you seem to have seems very disingenuous because you can't say I'm a private citizen and yet you're in the middle of all of this (revealing the identity of the whistleblower). And since he had no other game plan than Operation Bellow & Gaslight, cross-talk was his answer when Huntsman asked Trump Jr. why he revealed the whistleblower's name in a tweet when it was unsafe to do so, or when Hostin confronted him with a readout of the extortionate phone call at the center of the impeachment inquiry.

Donald Trump Jr., greets a child as he signs his new Book "Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us" at Barnes & Noble on 5th Avenue on November 5, 2019, in NY. "The View" hosts McCain, Goldberg, Hostin, Joy Behar and Abby Huntsman were on a mission to get straight answers from him.

Not stopping there, Trump Jr. also took to Twitter to double down on his accusations against Goldberg and Behar.


"I comprehend that and I am sorry about that, they did have differences", he stated, just before sharing his condolences to Meghan for the current reduction of her aunt as effectively. The character analysis of Donald Jr. and his family was quite thoughtful and pointed. "You were fine promoting his stuff", she said. Whoopi, you've said that Roman Polanski (didn't commit) "rape-rape" when he raped a child.

McCain agreed, admitting to her co-host, "It genuinely hurts my feelings because our dressing rooms are next door to each other and you and I have the same emotional reaction to things, sometimes in different ways".

"The reality is this, he's a counterpuncher", Trump Jr. said, "And as a conservative, I would that hope you would appreciate that conservatives haven't been known for fighting back for a long time".

Once she had garnered his attention, Debra tweeted back "Now that I know I have your attention @realDonaldTrump, please read this thread- a PARTIAL list of souls lost to preventable, devastating gun violence".

Trump Jr.: This is fact.


Voluminous, verbal bulldozing was Trump Jr.'s non-winning tactic as he talked over all the women on the panel, including the one who came with him.

"Whoopi took the mike and spoke instantly to the viewers, she informed them "we can't have you booing", it messes us up and stops the movement", a person supply reported.

One of the tamer moments of the episode saw Meghan McCain posing a scathing question to Donald Jr.

"I understand, but the question is about character and character in politics, which I believe is important". It was how I was raised, it's the way I view the lens of America, and I understand what you're saying about policy, but when you're talking about attacking Gold Star families who have given the ultimate sacrifice more than anyone in this room has given, and you put them through pain. "Does all this make you feel good?"

John McCain shares a photo with daughter Meghan on her TV show The View. "No sitting president has taken the heat that President Trump has", he stated. "I mean, if we're talking about bringing the discourse down: Joy, you've worn blackface".


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