Yesterday on The Lead, host Jake Tapper spoke with Kim Davis’ lawyer Mat Staver about Davis’ clandestine meeting with Pope Francis in Washington, D.C. last week.
Tapper asked the question that has been on everyone’s minds since news of the meeting came out: why has the Vatican been so reluctant to discuss details of the meeting or to release photos of the meeting? Said Staver, “I’ll defer to the Vatican on that.”
On Wednesday a senior Vatican official confirmed that the Pope had med with Davis after first refusing to confirm or deny the meeting took place.
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Pressed by Tapper as to who arranged the meeting, Staver kept mum:
“I won’t go into details in terms of how it came about. There’s a lot of speculation as to how it came about and how did she get in and out without being seen by the media that was surrounding the Vatican embassy. I will say that the bigger issue is not how or how it happened, is that it did happen.”
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