‘My Dad Did That’: Trump Jr.’s Damage Control Backfires Amid Criminal Trump Org Probe 1

‘My Dad Did That’: Trump Jr.’s Damage Control Backfires Amid Criminal Trump Org Probe

 

After the Trump Organization and its CFO Allen Weisselberg were indicted for charges including tax fraud and conspiracy, Trump’s children are speaking out for the first time about the criminal probe. Donald Trump Jr. posted a thirteen minute video intending to defend his father, but possibly making things worse by admitting Trump paid for Weisselberg’s grandkids’ school. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber explains why his statement is significant and the latest in the investigation. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ).

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72 comments

    1. @Bitcoin and crypto 5 to 10 minute daily update satanic pedos??? What does matt gaetz have to do with this converstaion??

    2. @CAUYA WOLFE Um…you missed the point. Its called tax evasion, and its ILLEGAL. You get that, right? Neither tRump nor Weisselberg paid taxes on the money. It should have been claimed as income, and taxed accordingly. Same for cars, houses, vacations, or any other enrichment. If indeed it was not…That’s a CRIME. Tax fraud. Hmm. Just like Capone.

  1. He doesn’t even realize he just implicated his father directly in a crime.
    Or maybe he does?

    1. @MATTHEW JACOBS I don’t think you’ll ever get it. People could explain it to you until the end of time, and you still wouldn’t get it.

    2. MATHEW MATHEW MATHEW
      Such preoccupation with wet dreams.
      Prosecutors call this foreplay.

    1. @cdjhyoung The father telling his daughter I would f uk u, what part did she play after hearing that.

  2. “Eric: to take down a political opponent “. Dumbo forgot that this covers 15 years of tax evasion, and 15 years ago Donald was still a Democrat 😉

    1. @derkaturka he’s on video saying how proud he was of being a democrat a couple years back numbnuts.

    2. @Robert Lëwis I’m sure he was “Proud” to try to be a Democrat. But the Repubtarded “Boys” club wanted and accepted him whole-heartedly, reveling their true selfish colors(or lack there of).

    3. @derkaturka trump admitted only conservatives would be stupid enough to vote for him. “I love the poorly educated”
      First thing they do is attack schools. Spread dissent, and lies. It is now illegal to teach the civil war truthfully, sslavery, womens suffrage and the feminist and civil rights movement, etc. They are fascist ckmmunist reactionaries disguised as “small government conservatives.”

    4. @derkaturka He couldn’t get his foot in the door to be a Democratic nominee. So the DNC got hacked. And most likely the RNC was hacked too. Hillary’s emails. What did they find out about the GOP? Enough to get Trump through the door and the GOP nominee for POTUS. JUST SAYING.

  3. It has been a while since I laughed this hard…
    “My dad did that, ‘cuz he’s a good guy.”

    1. My dad did that because it was a tax write off. Oops, didn’t read the small print,it was illegal.

  4. They should both keep talking! Don’t stay quiet, between Don Jr and Eric a few interviews could really sink the company. A true pair of imbeciles.

    1. @macscrambles68 well the boy he was referring to in the film name was Spaulding but I guess if that’s how you feel it can apply to him too

    2. @macscrambles68 you are scrambled Hunter Hunter Hunter even if Hunter was a bank robber or a known drug dealer that has nothing to with the crimes that the tRump family may have done

  5. “You have the right to remain silent” more helpful than ever before for them.

    1. @Rick OC ………or NOT! Because they are “BURYING” their dad–with EVIDENCE against DEAR OLD DAD!

    2. @Roberta McCartney As long as they are perpetuating donnie’s big lie they will remain in the will.
      I wonder what they will do with the couple of thousands left over after the world banks get done with donnie and his brilliant business acumen. Lie Cheat and Steal

  6. These are the reasons they wanted to remain in power so bad. Let’s not kid ourselves 4 more years of him in the office would have avoided all of this investigation.

  7. in Eric’s defense, he’s too stupid to know what’s going on.. he just plays with his toys and lets daddy handle everything

  8. Laundering money for the Russian Mafia isn’t “living an amazingly clean life”

    1. Thank you for that comment. Next time I want to read something autistic, I’ll know where to return.

    2. Laundering money, clean living. I think that is what the dumb trump kid meant. He lives off clean money

  9. Trump buys loyalty. He does nothing out of the goodness of his heart–and he does it illegally.

  10. Oh YES! Everyone, except T. Rump, lies

    Dear God, his downfall cannot come soon enuff
    If we are to ever have any chance of a United nation, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, MUST be unveiled

  11. Trump said, “they want him to lie against trump”. He talks about himself in the third person when he gets really upset. What a psych case.

  12. Eric: “My dad is the BEST tax evader EVER, and everyone knows it!!”
    Thump: “Eric, you’re not helping…”

    1. That isn’t a direct quote of hers (but maybe privately …). But, yes, I believe she does have that opinion.

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