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Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson has obtained a leaked recording of a "shocking" phone conversation between CNN anchor Chris Cuomo and President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.

Cuomo is the brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is under investigation by the Justice Department for sending Coronavirus-infected patients into nursing homes, killing thousands or elderly people earlier this year.

"Cohen and the governor’s brother had a pretty shocking conversation," Carlson said on Friday night. "Bottom line, Chris Cuomo is not the person he pretends to be on CNN. And there is more. This is a developing story. We'll have all of it for you next week. Tune in."

Carlson updated his viewers on Monday, saying the recording "raises a number of questions about [Cuomo's] personal behavior off the air."

Carlson said his team sent a copy of the recording to CNN's head of strategic communications Matt Dornic and CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter.

"We haven't heard back yet. We're going to give them tonight to respond, and we're going to update you tomorrow. We hope that they will respond," Carlson said before signing off on Monday.

The FBI seized 12 tapes during a raid on Cohen's New York office in the summer of 2018.

Cohen later pleaded guilty to charges of tax fraud, bank fraud, and campaign finance violations for hush money payments to women who claimed they had sex with Trump before he was elected president.

Kellyanne Conway, who last week announced her resignation as White House counselor, participated in a 32-minute interview with Cuomo in Aug. 2018. She pressed him to discuss what he said on the tape.

"Tons of stuff," Cuomo said before explaining why he wouldn't talk about the tape publicly.

"[Cohen] asked me not to record it, I said, 'I won't.' He said, 'Just to be careful, let me have your phone,' I said, 'Here.' He then said, 'We'll take our phones. I'll put them away.' He did. He then recorded me on a secondary device."

Asked how he felt about being secretly recorded, Cuomo said he believed Cohen's actions were "dishonest" and "a bad thing to do."

Cuomo claimed he had nothing to worry about.

"You know what we talked about in the conversation? I'm not going to tell you, you know why? Because it was off-the-record, and I respect that, even though he did me wrong. That's called integrity," Cuomo said.

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CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo sounded the alarm about new polling that shows the Democrats' chances of winning in November are slipping away due to the riots.

Lemon pleaded with Democratic nominee Joe Biden to do something about Black Lives Matter activists because the ongoing riots are hurting the Democrats' chances in the upcoming elections.

Lemon cited polling that shows Americans are turning away from the Democratic Party after months of anti-police rioting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Kenosha, Wisconsin exploded like a powder keg after an unarmed Black man was shot 7 times in the back by a police officer on Sunday.

Kenosha residents and business owners armed themselves and fired "warning shots" at protesters on Tuesday night. 2 protesters, both white males, were shot dead and one wounded in separate shootings.

Liberals are finally realizing that supporting rioters may not be the best strategy to win the election.

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said, "I think [the riots] probably represents the biggest threat to the Democratic cause."

Lemon agreed, saying, "Kenosha is a Rorschach test for the entire country, and I think this is a blind spot for Democrats. I think Democrats are ignoring this problem or hoping that it will go away, and it's not going to go away."

He pushed Biden to come out of his basement and talk to Americans. But Biden previously said he supports the protesters and he has not condemned the riots.

Lemon suggested Biden's absence from the campaign trail - and his lack of leadership during the rioting - will have dire consequences.

Biden has said he plans to campaign from his basement until the November elections.

"Unless someone comes up with a solution... in the next 68 days -- the problem is not going to be fixed by then," said Lemon. "But what they can do -- and I think maybe Joe Biden may be afraid to do it -- he's gotta address it. He's gotta come out and talk about it. He's gotta do a speech like Barack Obama did about race. He's gotta come out and tell people that he is going to deal with the issue of police reform in this country, and that what's happening now is happening under Donald Trump's watch."

Lemon added: "The rioting has to stop. Chris, as you know and I know, it's showing up in the polling. It's showing up in focus groups. It is the only thing — it is the only thing right now that is sticking."
 

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Bajan singer Rihanna is reportedly upset that her father claimed she sent him a ventilator as he was battling covid-19.

The 32-year-old Barbados native claims she did no such thing -- as she had no idea he was allegedly sick.

"He doesn't need a ventilator, and she didn't send him one," a source told Page Six. The source said Rih is not happy with the tabloid story, as she was unaware her father had contracted the virus.

Ronald Fenty told a British tabloid he spent two weeks in quarantine and was allowed to return to his home. He says he is now coronavirus-free. He urged others to take the virus seriously.

But friends say the elder Fenty never had the coronavirus.

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Shameless CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has also been accused of lying about contracting the virus. On Monday, he staged a "reunion" with his wife and children after allegedly spending two weeks on quarantine in his basement.

Cuomo, 49, dramatically emerged from his basement in a video that aired on CNN.

But Cuomo previously admitted leaving his home with his wife on Easter Sunday to visit the site of his new house in East Hampton when he was supposed to be on quarantine.

We only know this because he got into a shouting match with a man who filed a police report after Cuomo allegedly threatened him.
 

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The bicyclist who was called a "jackass" and "loser" by Chris Cuomo in a recent radio rant filed a police report against the CNN anchor on Monday.

Cuomo expressed frustration with his job as a million-dollar cable TV anchor who can't fire back at people who confront him in public.

In an audio clip circulating on social media, Cuomo said he is unhappy at his current job - and he's willing to walk away from his 7-figure salary.

Directing his anger at the cyclist who confronted him in public, Cuomo said, "I want to be able to tell you to go to hell, to shut your mouth."

The cyclist, who identified himself only as Dave, told the New York Post he was surprised to see Cuomo playing with his family at the site where he is building a home in East Hampton on Easter Sunday.

"I just looked and said, 'Is that Chris Cuomo? Isn't he supposed to be on quarantine?'"

Dave said he confronted Cuomo, and asked him why he left Southampton if he was supposed to be on quarantine. "I said to him, 'Your brother is the coronavirus czar, and you're not even following his rules -- unnecessary travel.'"

Dave said Cuomo responded, "'Who the hell are you?! I can do what I want! I'll find out who you are!'"

Dave claimed Cuomo threatened him, saying, "This is not the end of this. You'll deal with this later. We will meet again."

Cuomo previously told CNN viewers he contracted the coronavirus and was self-quarantining in the basement of his Southampton, New York home.

The 49-year-old anchor discussed his coronavirus symptoms at length in daily reports from his basement. His embellished symptoms led many to question whether he was sick with the virus at all.

His wary colleague, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, advised Cuomo to take a break away from the camera.

On Tuesday, Cuomo denied expressing dissatisfaction with his job at CNN -- even though his rant is on audio. He said he loved his job.

According to gossipmongers, Chris vented his frustration at CNN because his bosses allegedly asked him to show proof that he was diagnosed with coronavirus.

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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo threatened to quit his job in a podcast rant about his COVID-19 diagnosis and job safety.

In an audio clip circulating on social media, Cuomo said he is unhappy at his current job - and he's willing to walk away from his 7-figure salary.

Cuomo threatened to walk "...because I don't want to spend my time doing things that I don't think are valuable enough to me personally. Like what? Well, I don't like what I do professionally. I've decided, I like doing this show. I like talking to you guys. But I don't value indulging irrationality, hyper partisanship, I don't think it's worth my time..."

Cuomo complained about a neighbor pulling up in the driveway next to his and getting in his face.

“And I don't want some jackass loser fat tire biker, um, to be able to pull over... and get in my face and in my space and talk bulls*t to me."

He added: "That matters to me more than making millions of dollars a year. That matters to me more. Why? Because I've saved my money."

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Cuomo is the younger brother of New Jersey Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Chris Cuomo's outburst sparked speculation that he is quitting CNN to sign on as his brother's campaign manager.

Another rumor has it that Chris became disenchanted with CNN after his bosses asked him for proof that he was diagnosed with coronavirus.

The 49-year-old anchorman spent the past 2 weeks in his basement talking on and on about his COVID-19 diagnosis and his symptoms.

At one point, his wary colleague, Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta, asked him to take a break and step away from the TV camera.

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CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta urged colleague Chris Cuomo to stop giving constant updates about his coronavirus diagnosis, telling him "It's OK to take a day off."

Cuomo announced that he tested positive for the coronavirus, saying he was self-quarantining away from his family in the basement of his home.

But Gupta and others are wary of Cuomo's constant updates about his physical condition.

"This was significant for you, Chris, Gupta said with compassion after Cuomo, 49, claimed he hallucinated and chipped a tooth while experiencing chills from a high fever.

"I'm just going to say, as well, you know, we talk about abdication of duty. I don't want to abdicate my duty when I... I know you're a warrior but you're allowed to take a day off," said Gupta.

"We love you. We think about you and it's OK to, you know... I know you're dreaming about this stuff. You're fully engaged but it's OK to take a day off."

Fellow anchor Don Lemon broke down in tears while discussing Cuomo's alleged diagnosis Tuesday night.

And Fox News anchors Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity sent well wishes to their competitor on Tuesday.
 

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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, the brother of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, says he tested positive for Covid-19 after suffering from flu-like symptoms for a week.

Cuomo, 49, tweeted he tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. He says he is now quarantining himself away from his wife and children in the basement of his home and will continue to film his nightly CNN show from there.

Governor Cuomo mentioned his brother's diagnosis during his daily press briefing on Tuesday. Gov. Cuomo said the number of cases in his state had increased by 9,298 to 75,795. Roughly 1,550 New Yorkers have reportedly died from the virus.

Gov. Cuomo said he last saw his brother two weeks ago. He used his brother as an example to urge essential workers to exercise caution.

Covid-19 causes mild to moderate flu-like symptoms in healthy adults under age 50.

The CDC offers the following tips to avoid spreading the flu or Covid-19 virus:

1. Do not touch your face with unwashed hands
2. Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
3. Avoid close contact with sick people
4. Sneeze and cough into a tissue or your elbow
5. Stay home if you are sick
5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
6. When in doubt consult with a healthcare professional