Trump said earlier that day that it was “fine” to retweet a theory that tried to link former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the death of financier Jeffrey Epstein because it came from “a very highly respected conservative pundit.”
Cooper said that for all Trump’s talk “about being tough and taking the heat, ‘that was a retweet’ is like when your 5-year-old blames his 4-year-old brother for hitting him first and claiming he started it.”
“Can you imagine if the president was hauled in for questioning on something, he would turn on a dime,” Cooper said. “Wasn’t me. It was him.”
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