Don Jr. Claims NY Times Op-Ed Writer Committed Crime By ‘Subverting the Will of the People’


Donald Trump Jr. believes that the anonymous senior White House staffer who penned the New York Times op-ed is guilty of the crime of “subverting the will of the people.”

In a segment which aired Tuesday on Good Morning America, Don Jr. was asked by correspondent Tara Palmieri about President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the author of the Times piece is guilty of a crime.

“What is the crime?” Palmieri asked.

“I think you’re subverting the will of the people,” Don Jr. said. “To try to control the presidency while not the president you have millions who voted for this.”

Don Jr. also seemed to lend credence to the reports that his father has become more isolated in the wake of the Times op-ed.

“I think there are people in there he can trust,” Don Jr. said. But, he conceded, “It’s a much smaller group.”

Palmieri asked Don Jr. if he is scared he could go to jail as a result of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.

“I’m not because I know what I did and I’m not worried about any of that,” Don Jr. said. “That doesn’t mean they won’t try to create something but, again, I’m not.”

Watch above, via ABC.

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