Stephanie Ruhle: ‘I’ve Lied Lots of Times in My Life’


In a lengthy interview Thursday with former short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle referenced how she has lied "lots of times" in her life.

Scaramucci joined the MSNBC host to discuss claims made in Michael Wolff's upcoming book Fire and Fury: Inside the White House, which makes critical accusations about members of the Trump administration.

The former administration official took issue with the idea that the meeting Donald Trump Jr. took with Russian officials was treason. He instead characterized it as a mistake.

"I'm going to tell you something, people in certain high-stress decision-making situations, they sometimes make a mistake," Scaramucci said.

"Guess what else," Ruhle interrupted. "Sometimes they lie. I've lied. I've lied lots of times in my life."

"But after the fact–" she continued.

"When have you lied?" Scaramucci asked.

"But after the fact– Trust me, it's good my husband's not here," Ruhle said.

"When have you lied, Steph? When have you lied?" Scaramucci continued.

Ruhle managed to regain control of the interview and moved on to press Scaramucci on the Trump administration's actions.

Conor Beck

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Conor Beck is a Media Analyst for the WFB. He's previously written for The College Fix, Life News, and was a Student Free Press Association Fellow for The Weekly Standard. He graduated from Rice University in 2017.

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