Philip Lawler, the editor of CatholicCulture.org, wrote on Twitter (May 29):
“Explain to me, please, how Pope Francis doesn't recall whether Viganò told him about McCarrick, but is quite sure that he knew ‘nothing, obviously, nothing, nothing’ about McCarrick.”
Lawler's point is: How can Francis be certain that he knew "nothing, nothing" if he is unable to recall whether Whistleblower Archbishop Viganò told him about Cardinal McCarrick or not?
It is also remarkable that Francis has a strong memory ("nothing, nothing") when exonerating himself, but suffers from amnesia when faced with counter-evidence.
When Francis was confronted with the Viganò statement for the first time during his August 2018 flight from Dublin to Rome, his reply was elusive. Then, he evidently did not yet remember that he "does not" remember his private audience with Viganò.