Trump Gloats After Papadopoulos Sentence: ‘No Collusion, A Great Day for America!’
On Friday, President Donald Trump responded to former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos‘ sentence with a gloating tweet calling it a “great day for America.”
“14 days for $28 MILLION – $2 MILLION a day, No Collusion. A great day for America!” Trump wrote.
14 days for $28 MILLION – $2 MILLION a day, No Collusion. A great day for America!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 7, 2018
The 14 days appears to be a reference to Papadopoulos’ prison term, which was set on Friday at two weeks.
Yet, it is unclear exactly where he got the $28 million figure, although Trump has thrown about similar figures about the cost of the Mueller probe, saying back in May the Mueller investigation will soon cost $20 million.
Trump’s tweet also comes on the same day as he distanced himself from his former campaign adviser.
Speaking to reporters prior to today’s sentencing, he said, “I see Papadopoulos today. I don’t know Papadopoulos. I don’t know him. I saw him sitting at one picture at a table. That’s the only thing I know about him. I don’t know him. But they got him on, I guess a couple of lies.”
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