CNN Anchor Speechless After Congressman Questions Syria Chemical Attack Story

(ANTIMEDIA) A CNN anchor was left speechless Wednesday during a televised interview when a congressman questioned the mainstream narrative that Bashar al-Assad attacked his own people with chemical weapons this week.

“It’s hard to know exactly what’s happening in Syria right now. I’d like to know specifically how that release of chemical gas, if it did occur — and it looks like it did — how that occurred,” Representative Thomas Massie told CNN’s Kate Bolduan.

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Continuing, the Kentucky congressman asked the question so many who doubt the established line have asked in the past: Why?

Because frankly, I don’t think Assad would have done that. It does not serve his interests. It would tend to draw us into that civil war even further.”

Note that the corporate anchor’s expression snaps to attention the instant she realizes Massie is doubting the narrative.

Bolduan, visibly taken aback by what the man is saying — as though it were inconceivable a U.S. lawmaker might have an original opinion on matters — fumbled for words a few moments before managing a simple: “Who do you think is behind it?”

Massie began to answer, but Bolduan cut him off. Unsurprisingly, she asked him directly if he was saying he believes what the Russians are saying — that Assad had nothing to do with the attack that killed dozens in Syria on Tuesday. Reuters reported Wednesday that the attack has sparked renewed calls to oust the country’s president.

The Kentucky congressman stuck to his guns, however, reiterating his earlier position:

“I don’t think it would’ve served Assad’s purposes to do a chemical attack on his people…It’s hard for me to understand why he would do that — if he did.”

The CNN anchor, clearly at a loss for words, thanked Massie for his time.

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  • Roger Martinez

    Assumptions are not facts, even if the whole world believes it is. Until there is no proof of it, it will still be an assumptions. Ignorance is shown through judgement to those you BELIEVE different than you do, even more if you consider your assumption to be a fact.

  • joe lombard

    There has been no proof it was Assad. Why would he do it when his government was winning against the terrorists? When Obama said there was a “red line” the terrorists did a chemical attack. With no proof, the media and US government claimed it was Assad. Thank god for independent journalists who debunked these claims, but none of that hear on US media. Trump was critical of Obama for not bombing Syria, so now the powers who want regime change have tested him. Why the hell is the US involved in the first place. We have no right to attack any other country that hasn’t attacked the US. The antiwar movement needs to move into high gear. It is also interesting that now the Democratic party loves Trump. They are both parties of war.

  • pat doran

    nothing original about the congressman’s comment-it is well known common sense, plus, it can be easily proven who dunnit—look at the casings on the weapons-MADE IN THE USA or MADE IN THE UK-as i recall those are the only two monster government making and selling (in violation of international law)) those weapons of mass destruction and they are the only two groups who want to destroy Syria and Assad for multiple reasons-not the least of which is that they both are controlled by the satanist Wahabi Saudia Arabia and their other satanist buddies, the Zionist Jews of the government of Israel. Why does Trump and his handlers think mass murdering people and little children all over the world is going to make America great again-it is only destroying America with all that satanist karma. Wake up Trump, this is not wht you were elected to do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Mark Savage

    weapons of mass destruction,,,,babies thrown from incubators,,,,9/11,,,,,,these monsters will use any excuse to wage war on democratically elected leaders. Saddam, Gaddafi and Assad have dropped the US dollar,,,,,coincidence?.

  • Mikeluke

    I agree with the Congressman. Why would Assad has his own people. Sounds more like there was an air strike and a rebel cache of gas was disturbed. Remember, Syria has been certified to have no chemical weapons arsenal since 2013.