CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin Tears Into Ivanka For Using a Private Email Account: ‘Incredible Arrogance’ With a ‘Measure of Stupidity’
Jeffrey Toobin tore into Ivanka Trump Monday — following the bombshell Washington Post report that the first daughter has sent hundreds of emails dealing with government business from her personal email account.
Appearing with host John Berman on CNN Monday night, Toobin kicked off the discussion by exclaiming, “Irony is dead!” — a clear reference to President Donald Trump‘s recurring criticism of Hillary Clinton for using a private email server.
“The arrogance, the incredible arrogance — with a little measure of stupidity — thinking that, after watching this campaign, which she had a pretty good seat for, and then not being scrupulous about her e-mail practices is remarkable.”
Despite what he believes to be arrogance and stupidity, Toobin says he doubts the first daughter will get in legal trouble as a result of her reported actions.
“Most people realize that government officials do use their private e-mail occasionally. Hillary Clinton did it, too. It is not fundamentally a big deal. The news media made it a big deal. Donald Trump made it a big deal…It’s technically not within the rules, but everybody in government does it. This is the problem. This is why Hillary Clinton got a very raw deal.”
Watch above via CNN.
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