Trump tied himself into knots trying to blame Obama and Democrats for the felonies that he committed with Michael Cohen.
Many people currently a part of my opposition, including President Obama & the Dems, have had campaign violations, in some cases for very large sums of money. These are civil cases. They paid a fine & settled. While no big deal, I did not commit a campaign violation!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2019
The president has retreated back to one of his favorite sets of false statements. Obama and the Democrats never engaged in a felony conspiracy to obtain an illegal benefit for a presidential campaign, and then launder the money to hide the gift to the campaign.
Michael Avenatti replied to Trump and explained why he and his “idiot fixer” engaged in a criminal conspiracy:
.@realDonaldTrump – you wouldn’t know the truth if it fell off the top of a bldg and hit you. You purposely conspired with Cohen (you chose an idiot as a fixer btw) to commit a federal crime. And if you’re innocent, why are you so afraid to sit across from me for a deposition? https://t.co/hHRY0Zu46v
— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) January 5, 2019
Trump is trying to muddy the waters with lies and false comparisons.
The President Of The United States is connected to multiple felonies. The last time a situation like this occurred was during the administration of Richard Nixon. The Trump comparisons to Obama, Bush, the Democratic Party, or anyone else are a smokescreen. There is no one to blame for the president’s felonies, but Donald Trump.
Trump isn’t being unfairly singled out. He is being investigated like the potential felon that he is.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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