CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin: Trump Hates That McCain is a ‘Hero’ and He Was a ‘Weasel’ During Vietnam


CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin slammed President Donald Trump for his most recent attacks on the late Senator John McCain‘s family.

During a speech in Ohio on Monday, Trump said this about McCain’s funeral: “I gave him the kind of funeral that he wanted, which as president I had to approve.”

Then he added: “I don’t care about this, I didn’t get a ‘thank you’ and that’s okay.”

Responding to Trump’s latest low blow, Toobin quipped he is no “psychiatrist” like George Conway is, but “the projection of his own draft dodger status on to the undisputable war heroism of McCain is just extraordinary.”

Toobin continued: “The thing he keeps talking about, McCain and the one thing everybody knows about McCain is that he had this extraordinary war record and Trump has the opposite of that.”

“I think there’s some psychological thing going on that he hates the fact that McCain is such a hero and he was such a weasel during Vietnam,” he then concluded.

Finally, Toobin turned to Trump’s kvetch about not receiving a “thank you.”

“John McCain was dead and not in a position to say thank you,” he said.

Watch above, via CNN.


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