Tapper Notes How White House Used to Be ‘Angry’ and Outraged’ by Manning Crimes


<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2017/01/17/tapper-note…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>In the moments after President Obama commuted the sentence of convicted criminal Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, CNN&rsquo;s Jake Tapper, host of <em>The Lead</em>, vocalized this disconnect between the White House&rsquo;s actions versus how they felt when Manning first handed over stolen government documents to WikiLeaks.</p>

<p>Speaking to Bloomberg&rsquo;s Margaret Talev, Tapper observed that <strong>&ldquo;[i]t&#39;s interesting also because I remember when WikiLeaks happened I was a White House correspondent like you, Margaret and I remember the White House was so outraged&rdquo;</strong><em> </em>when WikiLeaks published its first set of documents from Manning in February 2010.</p>

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