“He wants to pardon himself,” Behar said. “He says he’s above the law.”
After co-host Sunny Hostin suggested that Trump was like a dictator, Behar asked, “Am I wrong or didn’t the founding fathers come up with the Constitution … to avoid this exact thing?” Behar asked.
“A lot of people died in the Revolutionary War because of that,” she added.
Co-host Meghan McCain chimed in, arguing that most people in America didn’t care about the Time Magazine cover and thought that the media regularly reported “fake news.”
Behar also argued that Trump was acting like a king when he attacked the media. “The business of fake news and all the lying that he does, and denigrating the press — to me, that is like the erosion of democracy. It is the exact king-like behavior,” she said.