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Anderson Cooper apologizes for 'crude sentence' aimed at Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord

CNN's Anderson Cooper is sorry.

On Friday's AC360, Jeffrey Lord, one of President Trump's most vocal defenders on the network, was saying that he doesn't care what Trump said about FBI Director James Comey to top Russian officials behind closed doors, and Cooper evidently got a little annoyed. "If he took a dump on his desk, you would defend it," Cooper said dryly, as Lord was mid-sentence. "I don't know what he would do that you would not defend." Lord caught the joke a second later, and laughed. "You're a loyal guy, I think that speaks well of you," Cooper added.

Lord accepted the apology. Peter Weber