Asked if that made it right, he decried what he said was a double standard, and said no one cared when an envelope with white powder was sent to his Manhattan home and opened by his then-wife, Vanessa Trump, in February 2018. I mean, there was no outrage when, you know, my family got an exploding letter of, you know, with white powder substance in it,” he said.
President Trump ’s son on Wednesday sent a tweet that contained the purported name of the anonymous government whistleblower who set off the investigation into whether the White House attempted to strong-arm Ukrainian officials into probing a political rival of the commander in chief. Does all this make you feel good?” McCain asked, referring to Trump ’s criticism of kHz and Ghana Khan, Muslim-Americans whose son was killed in Iraq, after they appeared at the Democratic National Convention.
Replied by defending the president and pointing to his record in office. I don’t think any of that makes me feel good, but I think we got into this because we wanted to do what’s right for America.
My father has been working tirelessly to bring back the American dream. He has brought jobs back,” he said, before touting his father’s manliness.
Trump was barred from McCain’s funeral, and since his death has continued slamming him at rallies for not voting to repeal Obamacare. And President Trump ’s senior 2020 campaign advisor Kimberly Guilfoyle appeared on The View today and the show was as contentious and argumentative as one would expect.
Trump Jr., never one to shy away from controversy, appeared on the show as part of the press tour for his book “Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us”. Joy Bear announced Trump Jr.’s appearance on the show last Friday while wearing a shirt with the slogan “Quid Pro Quo,” a reference to the ongoing impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump asking Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden.
As Bear announced the appearance, which would occur on their 5,000th episode, show guest and GOP strategist Ana Navarro, a vocal critic of Trump who was appearing on the show, told her “I think you should wear that shirt Thursday,” to which Bear replied, “I don’t want to give the whole game away.” Earlier in the same show, the panel commented on the “Witch Hunt” costumes that Trump Jr.
Was headed into a hostile environment and the hosts were going to ask tough questions. On everything from John McCain to his father’s treatment of political rivals to Ukraine and his outing of the whistleblower.
The interview starts off with Sunny Hosting confronting Don Jr. About his decision to retweet the name of the whistleblower who was the catalyst for the Trump impeachment hearing.
“You did something that triggered a lot of people yesterday, including myself, by releasing the name of the whistleblower,” Hosting said “The whole point of releasing a name is to intimidate someone, to threaten someone, to scare other people from coming out…that’s something that dictators do, that’s not what America does.” Calls it a “fair question” and defends himself by saying that he quote tweeted an article from the Drudge Report that already released the name.
He then says that it’s not a “level playing field” and that “there was no outrage when my family got an exploding letter with white powder substance in it” “ABC is right now chasing down a whistleblower about all the Epstein stuff because those stories were killed.
Got the hosts riled up by claiming that “no standing President has taken the heat that my father has.” Joy Bear responded by describing how President Trump has “lowered the political discourse” in the United States. Kimberly Guilfoyle, who worked with John McCain for years, defends Trump Jr.
Told the panel that he “is the son of a rich guy from New York” and says he spends a lot of time in middle America and “people are happy”. “You have no idea how many democrats come up to me and say ‘Don, I wish they would let him do his job'” He told the hosts.
Things got even more out of hand once the taping began, when co-host Whoop Goldberg lectured the crowd during a commercial break to stop booing Trump ’s comments, sources said. The billionaire scion had visited the ABC program to promote his new book, and filled some seats in the studio with seven millionaire MAGA backers, so he would have some people in the crowd on his side during the contentious appearance, sources said.
But the plan got off to a rocky start when some Trump guests, who had been let onto the set early, refused to sit near each other and security had to be called to get them to stay in their designated seats. And Kimberly Guilfoyle listen as Whoop Goldberg speaks on “The View.” ABC via Getty Images this wasn’t chaotic enough, security was called once again as some of Trump ’s guests were spotted on their phone while the show was taping.
Businessman Leandro Rizzo Jr., who was nominated by President Trump in January 2018 to become the next United States Ambassador to Barbados, was also invited. Bill White, CEO of the Constellations Group, was joined by his husband Bryan Sure, alongside businessman Russ Congo, and Charles and Debbie Norbert.
“Initially he was charged with rape, and then he pled guilty to having sex with a minor,” she said. In that episode, she also suggested that the attitude toward teenagers having sex was different years ago, even if she did not agree with how it used to be.
In a deal with prosecutors, Polanski pleaded guilty in the ’70s to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor after being charged with drugging and raping a teenage girl. The audience was reportedly vocal throughout the interview, which saw the panel grill Don Jr.
On the impeachment investigation against his dad, his feelings about Joe and Hunter Biden, his own social media behavior and his thoughts on the 2020 presidential election. In addition to the regular boos, there were cheers and clapping in support of Don Jr.
CNBC has requested comment on the video from the Trump Organization, which Donald Jr. Says on the video, which appears to have been streamed online from his phone in a tented area during the rally, outside the White House.
In the background, President Trump is seen on the video waiting to go out onstage. Later, during a speech of more than an hour, the president made false claims about alleged ballot fraud swindling him out of an electoral victory over Biden.
Trump also had urged the crowd to help him “fight” Biden's confirmation as the winner, and to march to Congress after the rally. When the crowd did so, thousands of people swarmed around the Capitol complex, and shoved past Capitol police to swarm through the halls of Congress, occupying the Senate chamber and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office, among others lawmakers' offices.
One of the invaders, a woman, was shot and killed by a Capitol police officer. Another Capitol police officer died Thursday after being hit by a rioter with a fire extinguisher.
Three other people died during the melee, which has led to calls for Trump to be removed from office, less than two weeks before his term ends. Devon blamed Trump's rhetoric for contributing to the violence.
Speaks during a rally of supporters of US President Donald Trump on The Ellipse outside the White House on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. “To those Republicans, many of which may be voting on things in the coming hours: You have an opportunity today,” he warned.
'S video pans around the backstage area, where a woman who appeared to be White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany smiled as she took a photo of television monitors showing the crowd outside. Said at one point to Guilfoyle on the video, where she can be seen dancing and shimmying to the music.
“I think we're at T-minus a couple of seconds here, guys, so tune in and check it out,” Donald Jr. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows then appears behind him, broadly grinning and giving a thumbs-up to the camera.
Says, a nod to the fact that his father had lost support from many congressional Republicans, and his own vice president, Pence, in his legally doomed effort to block Biden from taking office. Then pans the camera to capture his sister Ivanka Trump, who is a senior White House advisor, who smiles and waves at him.
Guilfoyle then said, referring to Lara, “future senator,” a reference to Lara exploring whether to run for the Senate from her home state of North Carolina. Shows his family and friends laughing and joking in the backstage area before President Donald Trump spoke at a rally Wednesday.
Not long afterward, a mob of the president's supporters invaded the U.S. Capitol in a riot that left five people dead. 'S girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle saying she hopes Vice President Mike Pence has “the courage or the brains to do the right thing” and block the confirmation of Joe Biden as president by Congress.