Trump’s big mouth comes back to bite him, shatters his defense for felony campaign-finance fraud

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Through the Eyes of Geek / Flickr GOP donors not opening wallets for...
Through the Eyes of Geek / Flickr

Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s term in office, there’s been a “tweet for everything.” Twitter users have been amused that no matter the topic, there was an archive of big mouth Trump bashing Obama (and others) for the same things (or worse) happening during his administration. Here is a prime example:

Prior to taking office, attention-seeking Donald Trump was always angling to get himself on the front page of major newspapers and he frequently pitched himself as a financial and political expert for the purposes of getting on the nightly news. For whatever reason, newsy folks like Larry King ate it up and frequently had him on as a guest. Now those appearances could be used against him and he’ll have nobody to blame but himself.

As Michael Cohen faced a judge and received a 36-month prison sentence, federal prosecutors presented evidence Donald Trump had committed a felony in the campaign-finance case when he directed Michael Cohen to payoff Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels in order to silence them before the election. Trump took to Twitter to put the full blame on Michael Cohen, indicating he was only listening to legal counsel.

Ignorance of the law is not a viable defense, but in any case, here is Donald Trump shattering his own weak defense by telling Larry King in 1999, “I think nobody knows more about campaign finance than I do.”

As Don Lemon said in the segment, “ruh roh.”

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