Trump seemed to tie the 2016 election to his impeachment with a claim that Barack Obama is involved in a conspiracy against him.
Trump said to reporters:
Rudy Giuliani was seeking out corruption and what happens mostly in the 2016 election because there was tremendous corruption in the 2016 election I think even you would admit the election was — it was disgraceful what happened and what happened to me and what happened to the Republicans. And that continues with Nancy Pelosi and with Schiff — Adam Schiff got caught making up statements that he said that I said that I didn’t say which is fraud. I mean, purely fraudulent. So it continues. So Rudy was a great prosecutor. He was the best mayor in the history of the city of New York as far as I can see. I think he’s acknowledged what he did for crime and for everything else and when he saw what was going on with our election of 2016, the election I won, but the election that was absolutely corrupted by things that took place in government. Now we’ll see what happens.
The IG report is going to come out soon. And we’ll see what happens. I think people — I know nothing about it. In terms of the report. I’m waiting for the report like everybody else, but I predict you will see things that you don’t even believe, the level of corruption whether it’s Comey, whether it’s Strzok and his lover Page. Whether it’s so many other people. Mccabe. Whether it’s President Obama himself, let’s see whether or not it’s President Obama. Let’s see whether or not they put that in.
Trump claims Obama conspired against him in 2016 and appears to blame Barack Obama for his impeachment in a rambling mess of self-pity word salad. pic.twitter.com/2ZhnxZitFr
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) October 16, 2019
Trump believes that the IG report on the origins of the Russia investigation is going to prove that there was a vast conspiracy against him that is still going on today, and the end result is that Barack Obama, Adam Schiff, and Nancy Pelosi are to blame for his impeachment.
Trump’s story has changed. Rudy Giuliani wasn’t looking dirt on Joe Biden, or what Trump calls “corruption.” Rudy was really looking for the vast 2016 election conspiracy in Ukraine against him that Obama was the head of.
Donald Trump is totally unhinged and blaming Barack Obama for his impeachment.
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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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