The Daily Beast reports:
Donald Trump predictably cried “election interference” on Tuesday—while also likening his prosecutors to Nazis—just after a grand jury returned a third indictment against the former president. “Why did they wait two and a half years to bring these fake charges, right in the middle of President Trump’s winning campaign for 2024?” the statement rhetorically asks. “The answer is, election interference! The lawlessness of these persecutions of President Trump and his supporters is reminiscent of Nazi Germany in the 1930s, the former Soviet Union, and other authoritarian, dictatorial regimes.”
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Tapper: Obviously comparing this to Nazi Germany is beyond the pale in terms of offensiveness and ignorance. I’d like know what the person said. Who is the one?
Collins: This is coming from a trump spokesperson. pic.twitter.com/Hj5auAzxea
— Acyn (@Acyn) August 1, 2023
Shortly after news of the indictment broke, Trump’s campaign released an unhinged statement: “The lawlessness of these persecutions of President Trump and his supporters is reminiscent of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.” https://t.co/IFEjHtKxFo
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) August 1, 2023
Trump says this is like 1930s Nazi Germany. pic.twitter.com/h7sHsb8c8z
— Ron Filipkowski (@RonFilipkowski) August 1, 2023