Carter Page responds to Nunberg: Some people have been ‘intoxicated for over a year and a half’

Carter Page on Monday responded to fellow former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg’s claim that Page colluded with the Kremlin, implying that Nunberg had a drinking problem. 

Page’s comments on “Hannity” came after Nunberg gave a string of wild, shocking media interviews earlier in the day, including one in which a CNN host said she smelled alcohol on him.

“There’s been a lot of people that have been quite intoxicated for over a year and a half now, so nothing new here,” Page told Sean Hannity on Fox News. 

{mosads}Nunberg said on Monday that he would not comply with special counsel Robert Mueller‘s subpoena requesting communications with senior Trump campaign and administration officials.

He also launched a slew of insults at figures such as White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, President Trump and Page. 

“Carter Page was colluding with the Russians,” Nunberg told CNN’s Jake Tapper. 

Speculation has swirled around whether Nunberg’s media blitz was a result of drugs or alcohol. 

CNN’s Erin Burnett told Nunberg during her interview with him that she smelled alcohol on Nunberg’s breath. 

“I have not had a drink,” he said.

Page has been a subject of the probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia’s election meddling. 

Reports surfaced late last year that he met with Kremlin officials during his trip to Russia during the 2016 campaign. 

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