'Say Goodbye - I'm Done': The View's Whoopi Goldberg Shuts Down Judge Jeanine for Accusing Her of Suffering from 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

“The View” host Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday shut down Fox News host Jeanine Pirro after she accused the cast of suffering from “Trump Derangement Syndrome.


Pirro, who was speaking about her new book, “"Liars, Leakers, and Liberals,” declaring to the cast she’s “not an ideologue” but knows “a con” when she sees it. As the audience began laughing, Pirro ranted about “fake investigations” and declared the Russia probe is the result of a “fake document”—presumably the Christopher Steele dossier.

“It was not only based on that and you know that,” Sunny Hostin reminded Pirro.

“You just said you're not an ideologue?” Ana Navarro asked. “Do you think Donald Trump embraces and embodies conservative ideology? Remember, de used to have a different position on pro choice. He is imposing tariffs. He's against globalism. Do you think he's an ideologue that is faithful to conservative par policies.”

“I'm not here to talk about what Donald Trump is or isn’t,” Pirro insisted.

After some back and forth, Pirro accused Goldberg of suffering from “Trump Derangement Syndrome.”

“Did you just point at me?” Goldberg asked.

“Yes,” Pirro replied.

“Listen, I don't have Trump Derangement,” Golberg replied. “Let me tell you what I have. I'm tired of people starting a conversation with, ‘Mexicans are liars and rapists.’ I'm tired of people starting a conversation about this country—Listen, I'm 62 years old. There have been a lot of people in office that I didn't agree with. I have never, ever seen anything like this. I have never seen anybody whip up such hate. I have never seen anybody be so dismissive.”

“And clearly you don't watch the show,” she continued. “So you don't know that I don't suffer from that. What I suffer from is the inability to figure out how to fix this. That's my issue.”

Goldberg went on to talk to Pirro about the quote-unquote Deep State, prompting Pirro to say, “I want to answer your question.”

“I didn't ask you a question,” Goldberg said.

“Your opening statement, how horrible it is that Donald Trump is talking about all of these people,” Pirro said, her voice escalating. “You know what's horrible? When people who shouldn't be here end up murdering the children of American citizens.”

“What is horrible is when the President of the United States whips up people to beat the hell out of people,” Goldberg shot back. “Say goodbye. I'm done.”

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