CBS’s O’Donnell To Manchin: Would­n’t You Be Help­ing to Elect Trump?

The media effort to stop a poten­tial pres­i­den­tial run from Demo­c­ra­t­ic Sen­a­tor Joe Manchin (WV) was an all-hands-on-deck “imper­a­tive” Tues­day evening. The lat­est mem­ber of the Acela Media to try to deflate the Manchin bal­loon was CBS Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell.
WATCH as O’Donnell cuts right to the heart of the mat­ter and asks Manchin: “Would­n’t you be help­ing to elect Don­ald Trump?” 

O’DONNELL: Sen­a­tor Manchin has been involved for years with No Labels, a cen­trist orga­ni­za­tion that is explor­ing a third-par­ty uni­ty can­di­date in 2024. 
Sen­a­tor, address this con­cern. If you ran on a third-par­ty tick­et, would­n’t you be help­ing to elect Don­ald Trump? 
MANCHIN: I don’t buy that sce­na …