In the wake of former Trump campaign aide and Roger Stone associate Sam Nunberg’s wild and crazy series of interviews on cable news Monday afternoon. Nunberg announced in a call with MSNBC’s Katy Tur that he is refusing to cooperate with Robert Mueller’s subpoena calling for his communications with certain Trump campaign officials. Later, an in interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett, Burnett told Nunberg that she smelled alcohol on his breath. Nunberg said that he has only taken “his meds” and had no alcohol.
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes quipped:
Is Nunberg…just drunk dialing cable news control rooms now?â€” Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) March 5, 2018
ERIN BURNETT: We talked earlier about what people in the White House were saying about you, talking about whether you had been drinking or on drugs. Or whatever had happened today.
Talking to you, I have smelled alcohol on your breath.
SAM NUNBERG: I have not had a drink. No, no.
ERIN BURNETT: So I just — because it is the talk out there. Let me just give you the question so you can categorically answer that. You haven’t had a drink today?
SAM NUNBERG: My answer is no. I have not.
ERIN BURNETT: Anything else?
SAM NUNBERG: No. Besides my meds. Antidepressants. Is that okay?
ERIN BURNETT. I’m just trying to understand what happened today. …read more