Zaid in 2017: “#coup has started. First of many steps. #rebellion. #impeachment will follow ultimately. #lawyers “
President Donald Trump read aloud some old tweets by Mark Zaid, a lawyer representing the whistleblower in the Ukrainian fiasco, at a rally in Louisiana.
These tweets from 2017 warned Trump of a coup in the near future.
Trump pulled out a printed version of the story from Fox News to read to the audience. From The Washington Examiner:
During his rally in Louisiana on Wednesday night, Trump bashed Zaid as a “sleazeball.”
“It’s all a hoax,” said Trump. “It’s a scam. And you know who helps them? These people right back here, the media.”
Trump pointed to Zaid’s tweet claiming that CNN could “play a key role” in his impeachment.
“Can you believe this?” Trump asked. “And this was done a long time ago!”
Trump reminded the people that The Washington Post published an article about a campaign to impeach him right after his inauguration.
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