Trump Promises To Reform DOJ After Email Probe, Just Like ‘After Watergate’ (VIDEO)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a town hall with the Retired American Warriors, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in Herndon, Va. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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Donald Trump said on Monday that as president he would reform the Justice Department “like it was necessary after Watergate,” comparing the Nixon scandal to the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.

“I will appoint an attorney general who will reform the Department of Justice like it was necessary after Watergate,” Trump said at an event in Herndon, Virginia, which was hosted by the Retired American Warriors political action committee.

He went on to suggest that the Justice Department’s integrity has been “severely questioned,” continuing his attacks on Clinton over her use of a private server during her tenure as secretary of state.

“Thirty-three thousand emails are deleted and acid-washed and nobody even knows what that means,” Trump said. “I can’t think of anything in terms of what we’re talking about much more serious than that.”

Trump has previously invoked Watergate to push birther conspiracies that President Barack Obama was born outside the United States.

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  1. Good thing, he tells us before the election…

    ( I am really not sure about his Watergate angle ? Is it John Mitchell (with wife Martha) he is talking about)

    ADDED: John Mitchell was AG and Republican and served prison time for his contribution to the Watergate scandal. I am sure a lot of Republicans are glad Trump brings that up…

  2. “Thirty-three thousand emails are deleted and acid-washed and nobody even knows what that means,”

    JFC you don’t know what it means yourself, you stupid ape. They used a piece of software called “Bleachbit” to erase some things. Acid wash is for blue jeans, you brain-dead lummox. I swear to god I would not hire this moron to spread mulch under my azaleas.

  3. Me like!

  4. Reform? No. But we’ve got you penciled in for the Tuesday Night Massacre.

  5. Are you sure? He appears to be willing to bend over and supply the fertilizer himself… :grimacing:

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