Stupidest thing he’s said since he became part time president….and that’s saying something!!

It is saying something, but alas I must disagree with you. The things of stupid things said by this man is a very, bigly deep pool. I don’t think it is even the stupidest thing he’s said on this issue. For that dishonor I would go to this tweet . . .

As I have otherwise argued, this hiding behind the dead bodies of these students to shield himself from investigation may be the most vile and repulsive comment his Presidency.

As for the dumbest thing said as President, I would have to give it to the tweet where he said Comey better hope Trump doesn’t have tapes of their conversations . . .

Only three days before this tweet Trump had fired Comey. Reports leaked that Trump sought a loyalty pledge from Comey and pressured Comey to drop the Flynn investigation. Comey was rapidly becoming a witness to potential obstruction of justice charges against the President and was expected to testify to Congress again regarding the loyalty pledge and Trump pressure to drop the Flynn investigation.

So Trump responded with the above, Nixon reminding tweet, apparently attempting to influence and intimidate the potential witness.

The tweet stoked the Russiagate investigation into a bonfire. The media and Congress demanded to know whether any such tapes existed. Trump refused to answer, saying he would later. Trump played the American people along for six weeks regarding this ultimately bogus suggestion of tapes. Only in the face of a Congressional subpoena for any such tapes, and on the eve of the deadline for them, did Trump in another pair of tweets finally claim there are not, and never were, any such tapes.

Overall, the tapes tweet was a disaster for Trump. It directly led to the appointment of a Special Prosecutor.

A tweet that prompts the appointment of a Special Prosecutor to investigate felony charges against you deserves a #1 ranking as dumbest tweet of all.

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Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

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