Trump Says IG Report Reveals ‘Dark and Dangerous Period in American History!’

President Donald Trump warned on Saturday that the Department of Justice’s Inspector General report would go down as “a dark and dangerous period in American History.”

“The IG Report totally destroys James Comey and all of his minions including the great lovers, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, who started the disgraceful Witch Hunt against so many innocent people. It will go down as a dark and dangerous period in American History!” Trump tweeted out.

Trump’s Saturday comment echoes a similar boast from Friday when Trump said this about the IG report: “I think that the report yesterday may be more important than anything, it totally exonerates me.”

Last night, CNN host Don Lemon shredded that boast, responding to Trump with this bit of debunking on Comey’s destruction, “No, that’s what you’d call a lie. It has nothing to do with you. The report chastised former FBI director James Comey handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation. And it concluded that Comey was not motivated by political bias. Apparently, you didn’t read that page.”

It is also Trump’s second “history” lesson of the day. Shortly before sending that tweet, the president also declared his own supporters the smartest and most hardworking in American history.

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