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CNN's On-Air Proclamation About the Bible Left This Politician Speechless and Awkwardly Blinking

CNN's Jake Tapper, left
CNN's Jake Tapper, left (CNN)

CNN anchor Jake Tapper left Roy Moore spokesman Ted Crockett utterly speechless on Tuesday during an incredibly awkward on-air exchange over Moore's past comments about Muslims serving in Congress.

When Tapper asked Crockett why Moore said Muslims essentially can't serve in Congress, Crockett said it's "because you have to swear on the Bible ... to be an elected official in the United States of America."

Tapper, who seemed perplexed, responded by noting that U.S. law doesn't require incoming politicians to specifically swear on Christian Bibles, explaining that people can, in fact, choose whichever text they'd like.

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