With the explosive testimony of his former attorney and self-proclaimed fixer Michael Cohen to Congress and the dissolution of a deal wit North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, President Donald Trump has had a rather disastrous week.
At his testimony, Cohen called the President"a racist, a conman, and a cheat." He provided corroborating documents, like checks, to bolster his claims that the President violated campaign finance laws. In addition, his testimony will likely lead to more people in Trump's orbit being called before the House Oversight Committee, like Trump Organization CFO Alan Weisselberg and even Trump's own children.
The day after the Cohen talks, Trump announced that no deal had been reached with Kim Jong-un at the summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. He insisted that walking away was better than taking a bad deal, despite cozying up to the dictator and even publicly doubting Kim's likely involvement in the torture of now-deceased college student Otto Rambier.
Now, the President is killing two birds with one stone and accused Democrats for deliberately hearing the defamatory testimony of a "convicted liar & fraudster," while Trump was negotiating with Kim, asserting that it may have lead to "the walk."
For the Democrats to interview in open hearings a convicted liar & fraudster, at the same time as the very importan… https://t.co/Ef6jh3BDR3— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1551661261.0
People aren't buying it.
@realDonaldTrump holy crap, is this going to be the rest of your presidency? whining like a dirty diaper baby about… https://t.co/f83PNAZBEZ— Jeff Tiedrich (@Jeff Tiedrich)1551661468.0
@realDonaldTrump his hearings were scheduled first, next time have your handlers check a calendar before setting up… https://t.co/F0CEH1IkzB— shauna (@shauna)1551662586.0
@realDonaldTrump To be fair questioning the lawyer who paid off the president’s pornstar mistress has never been do… https://t.co/PgzHJFj2mw— Jesse McLaren (@Jesse McLaren)1551664966.0
Americans seemed to know why the talks fell apart.
It was the poor negotiation skills of the man behind Art of the Deal.
@realDonaldTrump No, shame on Trump for blaming and projecting his own failures negotiating peace and the denuclear… https://t.co/OPdsxHFMS6— Eugene Gu, MD (@Eugene Gu, MD)1551661468.0
@realDonaldTrump You failed. Own it.— Chance (@Chance)1551707134.0
@realDonaldTrump Or the "walk" could be contributed to the fact that winging it is not a diplomatic strategy, or th… https://t.co/xpFMvbUsbL— Malaika Johnson (@Malaika Johnson)1551707009.0
@realDonaldTrump Really? The master negotiator walks away and blames it on the Dems? Weak.— BallsOut (@BallsOut)1551673117.0
Talks will likely be scheduled again soon in an effort for the President to finally secure that Nobel Peace Prize.