President Trump believes that he’s the victim of a witch hunt and is the worst treated politician in world history.
During his commencement speech on Wednesday at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, he claimed that he is a victim by the media and Washington elites.
“Look at the way I have been treated lately, especially by the media. No politician in history… and I say this with great surety- has been treated worse or more unfairly” President Trump said.
On Thursday President Trump tweeted, “This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!”
This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 18, 2017
President Trump is playing the role of victim as a politician because of his perception that the media and Washington elites are out to get him and he is treated unfairly.
In recent days, President Trump has seen daily controversies related to his presidency, ranging from his sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey early last week based on shifting explanations, to scrutiny over his handling of classified U.S. intelligence information during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office with Russia’s foreign minister, and a new report of a memo from former FBI Director James Comey claiming that President Trump tried to influence his investigation of his former national security adviser who had previous ties with Russia.
On Tuesday the New York Times reported that former FBI Director James Comey wrote a memo in February about his conversations with President Trump when he was director of the FBI and was asked by the president to close the FBI investigation of Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, who was fired by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for failing to full disclose about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Kislyak.
On Wednesday U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the appointment of former Dept. of Justice official and FBI Director Robert Mueller to serve as Special Consel to oversee the previously verified FBI investigation of Russian governments efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.
According to a new NBC/Wall St. Journal poll released last week-end, 78 percent of Americans said that they want an investigation into Russian involvement during the 2016 presidential election to be led by an independent commission or a special commission.
During a Thursday press conference from the East Room of the White House alongside Columbia President Santos, President Trump was asked it was the right move to appoint a special counsel to investigate Russian interference or is it part of a witch hunt which President Trump had tweeted about earlier on Thursday.
President Trump explained that he respects the decision to have a special counsel while standing by his witch hunt victimization comments.
“Well, I respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch hunt. And there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself …..and the Russians, zero” President Trump said.
“I think it divides the country. I think we have a very divided country because of that and many other things” President Trump added.
See below for my latest You Tube video where I provide some additional commentary about President Trump’s new victimization claims.
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