Alyssa Farah Griffin, The View‘s Republican cohost, CNN contributor and former aide to Donald Trump, didn’t feed her previous boss’ starvation for publicity at present, selecting as a substitute to disregard the ex-president’s weekend tirade in opposition to her.
On Friday, Trump posted a message on his Reality Social platform boasting about his “completely beautiful” CNN city corridor earlier than attacking Griffin as a “loser” and “backbencher” in his administration. Griffin broke ranks with Trump after the Jan. 6 Capitol assault. Following Trump’s Could 10 city corridor on CNN, Griffin defended her community for airing the occasion, saying, “America bought to see who he’s final night time: a ranting, raving lunatic, who sided with Vladimir Putin.”
Trump’s subsequent submit about Griffin, during which he misspelled her title, included unsubstantiated allegations about her standing at The View and CNN.
“Phrase is that they’re revolting on the View and CNN, and need Farrah [sic] OUT!” Trump wrote. “She tried to delete out her phrases however we bought them ALL. I don’t see how she lasts as a result of this ‘stuff’ reveals what a phony she is. MUCH MORE TO COME!”
No matter Trump meant by “extra to come back,” it didn’t occur on at present’s episode of The View. Griffin ignored the taunts, mentioning Trump solely in passing throughout a panel dialogue about Republican Sen. Tim Scott’s entry into the presidential race.
“I really like that it is a distinction to Donald Trump,” Griffin mentioned as every View cohost provided opinions on Scott. “What Tim Scott brings is a conventional conservative different than simply grievance…I’m hoping there’s a juxtaposition right here to Trump that resonates with individuals. Tim Scott is somebody I may assist and I’m excited that he’s within the race.”
Griffin’s feedback on at present’s episode echo a tweet she posted simply earlier than the present, which mentioned, “Any R is healthier than Trump. However I’m personally most enthusiastic about: Tim Scott, Chris Sununu, & Will Hurd. There’s a lane for a conventional conservative with out ties to Trump who can supply a ahead wanting imaginative and prescient. Key’s to not let discipline get too crowded/ get out when lane closes.”
Watch the View dialogue on Tim Scott beneath.