Coulter defends CNN's Anthony Bourdain for joke about poisoning Trump

Coulter defends CNN's Anthony Bourdain for joke about poisoning Trump
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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter on Saturday defended CNN's Anthony Bourdain for joking that he would poison President Trump.

“Annoyed prissy conservatives forcing me to defend CNN & Bourdain but...Q: What would U serve Trump & NK dictator? A: ‘Hemlock’ is a JOKE,” Coulter tweeted. 

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Bourdain, a CNN host and celebrity chef, came under fire for joking that he would serve hemlock at a hypothetical dinner between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

“If Trump and Kim Jong Un were going to have a bit of a summit to try and mend relations and they wanted you to cater, what would you serve?” a TMZ reporter asked Bourdain.

“Hemlock," Bourdain deadpanned.

Conservatives have largely condemned Bourdain for the joke, calling his answer a death threat.

The 61-year-old host of CNN's weekly "Parts Unknown" food and travel series later told Fox News he meant to say "kale" instead of hemlock.