In a bizarre series of free-wheeling interviews Monday afternoon, former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg accused Carter Page, who briefly served as a foreign policy adviser on President Donald Trump's campaign, of colluding with the Russians.
Nunberg, whom many accused of being drunk, launched the wild charge during a live interview with CNN anchor Jake Tapper.
The former Trump aide seemed stunned Tapper would even ask if he has ever communicated with Page, whom he described as “a scumbag.”
“And Carter Page was colluding with the Russians,” Nunberg claimed, adding Page “wasn't really an adviser” to the Trump campaign but was just “a name on a list.”
Nunberg went on to described Page as “a weird dude” he doesn't believe “should have been involved in that campaign.”
Tapper's curious interview with Nunberg came not long after the ex-aide said he will not comply with special counsel Robert Mueller's subpoena to appear before a federal grand jury because he has no interest in going through his thousands of emails, a process that will no doubt take quite a bit of time.
“Screw that,” Nunberg told CNN's Gloria Borger. “Why do I have to go? Why? For what?”
Nunberg said he's not trying to avoid Mueller in an effort to protect Trump, though he did admit to MSNBC's Katy Tur that he believes the FBI “may” have something on the president.