Jake Tapper on Trump: ‘There’s no bias when it comes to decency’

CNN’s Jake Tapper on Friday tore into President Trump’s claims of news media bias, saying “there’s no bias when it comes to facts and there’s no bias when it comes to decency.” 
“I’ve never really seen this level of falsehood,” Tapper said on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
“Just quantitatively. It’s not just, ‘If  you like your doctor you can keep your doctor,’ it’s conspiracy theories based on nothing that have members of his own party distancing themselves from him.”
{mosads}Maher noted that Tapper “sounds different” lately in adopting a more critical style in “speaking truth to crazy.”
“Politicians lie. It wasn’t invented on January 20,” Tapper said, but Trump is trying to “discredit the entire fourth estate, the entire media, we’re all fake news except for ‘Fox And Friends.’ ”
“The truth of the matter is that there’s no bias when it comes to facts and there’s no bias when it comes to decency,” Tapper added. “It is empirically indecent to make fun of the disabled. You don’t have to be a Democrat or a Republican or Independent or socialist or libertarian. That is just indecent. My children know better than that.”
Trump faced criticism during his campaign for apparently mocking New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who is disabled.
Trump has insisted he wasn’t mocking the reporter’s disability, saying he used the same flailing mannerisms to mock others as weak. 
Maher began the interview by joking that “Jake Tapper” sounds like a great porn name. 
“I’m glad you’re familiar with my earlier work,” Tapper quipped. 
Tapper is host of “State of the Union” and “The Lead” on CNN. 
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