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Arizona GOP Candidate for Governor Declines CNN Interview In Creative Fashion

Kari Lake, the Arizona GOP gubernatorial candidate, messed with CNN reporter Kyung Lah as she requested an interview

Kyung Lah approached Lake outside of an event.

Lake said to Lah, “You don’t have a mask on, anymore. What’s going on?”

“We’re outside,” Lah replied.

“Wow, well, we’re six feet apart, ” Lake replied laughingly while shaking Lah’s hand.

Lah proceeded to ask Lake if she could chat presumably for an interview with CNN.

Then came the real zinger.

“I’ll do an interview with you…as long as it airs on CNN+, does that still exist?” Lake replied in a mocking fashion.

“I don’t think so, because the people don’t like what you guys are peddling which is propaganda,” she continued.

Lake then said “thank you” to the seemingly embarassed Lah as she walked away.

Here’s the video:

Lake, a former local news anchor, has been critical of the media during her candidacy and has received the endorsement of former President Trump.

Lake is competing against 2 serious rivals for the GOP nomination on August 2nd, including former GOP Congressman Matt Salmon –who has strong conservative credentials from his time in DC– and business owner Karrin Robson.

Recent polling from The Trafalgar Group shows Lake leading with 39%. Robson registered 27% and Salmon 15%.

The winner will face the victor in Democratic primary which will be either Katie Hobbs and Marco Lopez.