Krauthammer: Trump’s Comey ‘Tapes’ Tweet Makes Him Sound ‘Like a Mafia Boss’
Charles Krauthammer, who has been expressing all week how “inexplicable” he finds the James Comey firing, was similarly stunned by President Trump‘s tweet seemingly threatening Comey with supposed “tapes”:
James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017
On Fox’s Special Report tonight, Krauthammer said, “Now we have a new rabbit to chase down another rabbit hole.”
But while Trump dismissed a question about the tapes during an interview with Fox’s Jeanine Pirro, Krauthammer made the point that this is only an issue because Trump said it in the first place:
“All of a sudden you’re raising something nobody had imagined and saying you better watch out. That’s un-presidential, which is kind of a nice way of saying that that sounds more like a mafia boss than the president of a free republic.”
He said this was a completely “self-inflicted wound” and there were tons of ways this entire week could have been handled better.
Watch above, via Fox News.
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