Don Jr. Responds to Jeffrey Toobin’s Mockery: ‘Scumbags’ Like You ‘Cause Me to Worry For My Sons’ in #MeToo Era


Donald Trump Jr. fired back at CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin after the legal analyst mocked the first-son for saying that he’s more concerned for his sons than his daughters in the #MeToo era.

“What’s actual garbage is a partisan liberal hack who masquerades as a journalist on @CNN, attacking me for loving & caring about all my children,” Trump Jr. tweeted this afternoon. “It’s scumbags like @JeffreyToobin, who don’t believe in the presumption of innocence that cause me to worry for my sons.”

When asked if he fears more for his daughters or his sons during the nation’s reckoning with male sexual misconduct, Trump Jr. said, “Right now I would say, my sons. When the other sides weaponizes against men 40 years later we can bring it up and you did something in high school that no one remembers, and it should disqualify you from ever doing anything ever again, it diminishes the real claims.”

Toobin responded to the comments with mockery on CNN Tuesday morning: “‘Every night I cry myself to sleep over the fate of white men in America. White men have no power, white men’ — I mean, it’s such garbage.”

“If you sexually assault someone in high school your life should be ruined. Your life should be pursued,” Toobin added. “All this whining about the poor plight of white men is ridiculous.”


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