Published: Thu, November 16, 2017
Health | By Jay Jacobs

Roy Moore's lawyer rants about Indian-origin anchor's background on live show

Roy Moore's lawyer rants about Indian-origin anchor's background on live show

Roy Moore's attorney Trenton Garmon had a freaky moment on MSNBC on Wednesday, where he suggested that host Ali Velshi's "background" could help him understand why Moore would date younger woman.

"Ali's from Canada. Ali's from Canada", Ruhle said.

"I understand that", Garmon said. In the above clip, Garmon says that "culturally speaking, there are differences" before segueing to how "cool" it is that Velshi has such a "diverse background".

Moore, along with multiple other explanations and defenses, said that he never dated girls without asking their mother's permission first. "And Ali's also spent time in other countries".

"So have I", Ruhle said.

"I understand that", Garmon replied.

Ruhle interjected, "What does Ali's background have to do with dating a 14-year-old?" "I hope that I'd be able to give you the name 'Don Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy, ' right?" he said at the top of the interview.

"What does Ali's background have to do with dating a 14-year-old?" she asked. Velshi is of Indian descent but his family moved to Toronto, where they still live, shortly after his birth.

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore's lawyer went on MSNBC to defend his client, but his weird defense of Moore left the hosts with more questions than answers.

Garmon then tried to explain that what Moore meant was that it was "his process" to ask the mother's permission before dating anybody, "whether they were 25, 35, or whether he doesn't know their age". So, (Moore) said, no, comma, so he answered no. So he actually answered no.

The segment got heated from there, but after the interview wrapped, Ruhle flipped out on Garmon again and asked what in God's name that was about.

Ruhle's hectoring interruptions largely prevented Garmon from getting the full thought out, but the moment took off online nearly immediately. You won't find many liberal, pink-haired college students willing to endorse undressing and groping kids because it's supposedly commonplace "in other countries". "You know what? Everyone in this country no matter what community you're part of, no matter what culture you're connected to, we believe in the rule of law".

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