Even The Dictionary is Roasting Trump For His Frenzied Tweet Denying He Obstructed Justice
President Donald Trump issued his latest defense against allegations he obstructed justice in the investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia, claiming in a tweet: “There is no O”.
“The Russia Witch Hunt is rapidly losing credibility,” Trump tweeted. “House Intelligence Committee found No Collusion, Coordination or anything else with Russia.”
He continued by accusing special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of a fishing expedition to find other crimes unrelated to Russian interference:
“So now the Probe says OK, what else is there? How about Obstruction for a made up, phony crime,” he wrote. “There is no O, it’s called Fighting Back.”
The Russia Witch Hunt is rapidly losing credibility. House Intelligence Committee found No Collusion, Coordination or anything else with Russia. So now the Probe says OK, what else is there? How about Obstruction for a made up, phony crime.There is no O, it’s called Fighting Back
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 7, 2018
Twitter responded with jokes, and by pointing out that Trump’s defense that he’s just “fighting back” doesn’t exactly help his case against allegations of obstruction of justice.
Trump is openly admitting that efforts now being investigated as obstruction of justice did, in fact, constitute “fighting back” against the probe.
Remember how the fake pretext for firing Comey was the Rosenstein memo? https://t.co/DabIL8Vi17
— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) May 7, 2018
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) May 7, 2018
Coming soon to Lifetime:
“There Is No O – The Melania Story”
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) May 7, 2018
Can easily hear Rudy coming up with the “it’s not obstruction; it’s fighting back” logic. https://t.co/ifQ2mZcAKq
— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) May 7, 2018
1. Meeting in Trump Tower with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer.
2. Asking Russia to hack an American citizen’s emails.
3. Denying Russian interference for months.
4. Firing the FBI director investigating it.
5. Telling Russia you fired him to get the pressure off of you. https://t.co/tNVnVHAXY8
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) May 7, 2018
“I’m not ‘obstructing’ the investigation I’m fighting it” is [chef’s kiss] https://t.co/K4LlAgWJUA
— Simon Maloy (@SimonMaloy) May 7, 2018
so many layers here https://t.co/NngorA9AEK
— Craig Newman (@craignewman) May 7, 2018
Even Dictionary.com got involved in the roasting:
Fighting back can mean “resisting an attack” or “counterattacking.” It can also mean “struggling to repress.” #Trump https://t.co/v8B87B7fG7 https://t.co/sz9HkchhbY
— Dictionary.com (@Dictionarycom) May 7, 2018
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