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Trump Has His 'I Am Not A Crook' Moment

"I never worked for Russia." We didn't think they hired you as an office manager, Donnie.

I guess Donald Trump thinks we're looking for a Russian pay stub with his name on it? The parodies have already begun:

BREAKING: Donald Trump asked by reporter: "Have you ever worked for Russia?"

— Paul Lee Ticks (@PaulLeeTicks) January 14, 2019

In a truly Nixonian moment, Donald Trump says out loud "I never worked for Russia." He doesn't say I never worked WITH Russia, or that I never borrowed much-needed cash from Russia and I still owe them.

Things PRESIDENTS don’t usually say:

Nixon: I am not a crook.

Trump: I never worked for Russia.

— Lawrence O'Donnell (@Lawrence) January 14, 2019

Remember, we still haven't seen his tax returns.

And this is worse than Watergate because of the "treason" part.

“No other president has so closely aligned himself with a hostile foreign leader, and no campaign has been so intertwined with Russian operatives. Even Richard Nixon didn’t do that.”

— Thomas Bishop (@ThomasB00001) January 14, 2019

[email protected] much Nixon said I am not a crook & he was a crook he was our crook. He was not a foreign power's crook. That is a very big difference. The fact that we have to discuss this should be very frightening to all of us...This is much worse than #Watergate #AMJoy

— AM Joy w/Joy Reid (@amjoyshow) January 13, 2019

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