Twitter Thrashes Trump Jr. For Hypocritically Trolling Franken When His Dad is Groper in Chief
Donald Trump Jr. Takes A Shot At Franken And Gets Hit Back Even Harder
Minnesota Senator Al Franken announced he would be resigning in the coming weeks earlier today, and it should be no surprise some Republicans are taking parting shots at him. But it might come as surprise to see certain Republicans open their mouths, particularly ones that are so close to our admitted Groper-in-Chief.
One of those people, Donald Trump Jr., decided to take to Twitter and poke at the parting Senator. Franken made his announcement on the Senate floor and directed a statement at the elder Trump during his speech. He stated, “I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office”.
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Trump Jr. clearly didn’t want to waste a chance to try trolling Franken, who is stepping down after numerous women have come forward with allegations of inappropriate behavior. He tweeted:
…because I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and God-darnit people like me. #Franken
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) December 7, 2017
Unsurprisingly, Don Jr. didn’t get the quote quite right. He becomes the third Trump to make a flub in a Tweet today, following his father misquoting FDR and Melania Trump mistaking the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Considering the many allegations against his father and the existence of a tape where he admits sexually assaulting women, this was not a wise debate for Jr. to weigh in on.
Twitter was quick to slam the president’s son for the tweet. And deservedly so.
Now it's your daddy's turn to resign for the EXACT SAME REASONS.
— MattDoc (@MattDoc) December 7, 2017
To bad you can not say the same. pic.twitter.com/TkdReUbQ6f
— Suzanne (@_pascuzzo) December 7, 2017
Who was testifying before Intel committee yesterday tho 😉
— Lanna (@Lannatexasgal) December 7, 2017
Tell us how you pleaded attorney-client privilege yesterday, even though it was only talking to your father. That must have been some MENSA-level conversation, about legal matters.
— Landon Hall (@LandonHall) December 7, 2017
How many times do I have to tell you that you're too dumb to post any public messages?
— Peter Mehlman (@PeterMehlman) December 7, 2017
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Twitter: The best platform to repeatedly display your frightening lack of self-awareness.
— Jessie Raymond (@mjjel1) December 7, 2017
Sure thing there Fredo. pic.twitter.com/PvLLTvkNZy
— CEO (@TheCEO10) December 7, 2017
Donald Trump Jr. was interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee yesterday regarding his contacts with Russia during the campaign. He cited “attorney-client privilege” in not answering some questions about his conversations with his father at the time because lawyers were on the call. Experts have since slammed that assertion.
There probably aren’t many people left that think all that highly of Donald Trump Jr. at this point. And making completely ridiculous statements like this isn’t going to do him any favors. But it does show, when it comes to Twitter, the nut certainly didn’t fall far from the tree.
Featured image via John Sommers II/Getty Images.
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