Eric Trump said it's 'sickening' when the families of politicians 'enrich themselves' and irony is officially dead

Louis Staples
Monday 21 October 2019 15:45
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As impeachment inquiry against president Trump continues, Eric Trump went on TV to throw jabs at former vice president Joe Biden and his son, Hunter.

Bizarrely, Trump's son claiming he would be in jail if he “was doing the same thing that that family was doing.”

He told Fox News’s Jeanine Pirro:

Here’s reality, they’re fighting a president that has the greatest economy this country has ever seen, the strongest military that we have.

They’re fighting a patriotism that exists in this country that hasn’t existed in a very, very long time.

He continued, referring to Senator Elizabeth Warren:

They’re fighting all of this, yet they have a candidate that lies about being Cherokee Indian when she’s one one-thousandth and twenty-fourth Cherokee.

You have a guy whose son is embezzling money from everybody and enriching himself off of, you know his father’s position.

Most astonishingly, in one of the most hypocritical “pot calling the kettle black” moments of the year, Trump said:

Why is it that every family goes into politics and enriches themselves?

He went on to say that his family “stopped at doing deals when my father” became president.

Yes, really.

Except Trump was literally just - mere days ago - criticised for announcing that he would be holding the Group of Seven summit next year at his Doral resort near Miami.

After receiving a barrage of criticism and allegations of corruption, Trump reversed course two days later and cancelled the plans. It was also reported that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, both of whom have official roles in the White House, made $135m last year.

Alrighty then, Eric.

Pirro has shared part of the interview on Twitter and the reactions are interesting to say the least.

HT: TheHill

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