CNN’s Side of the Story: ‘When the Cameras Were Off, Trump Got His’

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The CNN executive who got body slammed by Donald Trump in a wrestling video that went viral this week says the fight didn’t end when the video ended; it ended after an additional round of fighting in which Trump didn’t fare so well.

The executive, who asked to remain anonymous so he could speak frankly, said he hit Trump with a leapfrog body guillotine, in which he ran up to Trump from behind, jumped on his back, and hopped over his head, forcing Trump on to the ground. “It was a dirty move but the President fights dirty,” said the executive.
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But that wasn’t all, the executive said. “After Trump got up, I hit him with a turnbuckle thrust. If you’re not familiar with that move, it’s a shoulder block.”

When asked how effective the move was, the executive said, “Let me put it this way: Trump’s chest didn’t feel too good for a few days, I bet.”

The executive said he didn’t want to fight Trump—and he certainly didn’t want to hit the President with these unethical moves—but Trump left him with no choice. “You know, he body slammed me,” he said. “Where I grew up, if a guy body slams you, you don’t turn the other cheek, otherwise both your cheeks will get hurt. No, you hit back, and you hit back harder. I’m a fighter, and Trump knew that when he hit me. So, yeah, the video looks bad for me. But what I care about is what happened after the cameras turned off. Trump got his and he got it good.”

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