Trump Has A Meltdown After SCOTUS Upholds Subpoena For His Tax Returns

President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump blew up on Twitter after the Supreme Court ruled that his tax returns must be handed over to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday morning.

Trump complained that he will “have to keep fighting in a politically corrupt New York” thanks to the ruling.

“Not fair to this Presidency or Administration!” the President tweeted.

“Courts in the past have given ‘broad deference.’ BUT NOT ME!” he wrote in a second tweet approximately a minute later.

The tantrum continued in the form of a barely coherent Twitter thread in which Trump raved on about his bogus conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama’s administration was supposedly “spying” on his 2016 campaign.

“We have a totally corrupt previous Administration, including a President and Vice President who spied on my campaign, AND GOT CAUGHT…and nothing happens to them,” Trump tweeted. “This crime was taking place even before my election, everyone knows it, and yet all are frozen stiff with fear….No Republican Senate Judiciary response, NO ‘JUSTICE,’ NO FBI, NO NOTHING.”

The President also ranted that the Supreme Court had made a ruling that they “would never have given for another President.”

Trump’s own appointed justices, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, were part of the seven-person majority in the decision.

The President was still furiously sounding off on Twitter by noontime, tweeting “POLITICAL WITCH HUNT!”

Jay Sekulow, one of Trump’s lawyers in the court battle, suggested that Trump’s legal team may attempt to stop the subpoena from going forward.

“We are pleased that in the decisions issued today, the Supreme Court has temporarily blocked both Congress and New York prosecutors from obtaining the President’s financial records,” Sekulow tweeted.

Trump doubled down on the “witch hunt” claims during a roundtable discussion on a different topic at the White House Thursday, calling the tax returns case a “hoax just like the (special counsel Robert) Mueller investigation’s a hoax that I won.” Trump’s rhetoric surrounding the decision is particularly befuddling, given his press secretary’s push to paint the rulings as a “win” for Trump.

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  1. He must believe that he’ll have a second term in which to continue “the fight”.

  2. Does Michael Cohen have a copy of the tax returns?

    Would or could it ‘sneak’ over to the Times?

  3. “Do you get the impression that the Supreme Court doesn’t like me?”

    “Not fair to this Presidency or Administration!”

    Please PUT AWAY your white privileged whining pom-pom Fraudster Cheating Trump!

    Addendum:

    Addendum2:

    What are the chances that Trump is hiding his tax returns due to him cheating his niece and nephew out of Fred’s estate and that any Russian rubles was just an additional reason?

    AND

    Is Trump really worth $10 Billion?

    Addendum3:

    Another Presidential Misconduct?

    Leave Me A Loan: Trump’s PPP Scandal Exposed

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRXUP8c4kgo

    Addendum4:

    Our work is NOT yet done in defeating Crooked Trump/RethugniCONS!
    Biden + Sanders know that…
    So they formed a “Unity Task Forces” :clap::clap::clap:

    Addendum4:

    So now that Vance will see Trump’s tax return in the near future…
    Maybe it is time for him to revisit the Trump SoHo investigation again!

  4. https://twitter.com/joshtpm/status/1281242180758253568

    in the trumpist universe aggressive whining and sobbing and complaining that everything is unfair is considered a strong signal of virility. shows that even on the far right we live in an era of rapidly changing beliefs about gender and gender identity.

  5. Not sure what he’s planning to fight as it is the “Supreme “ Court of the US. No mulligans, baby! A Manhattan Grand Jury; he’s toast.
    He didn’t fight this because the info is innocuous. Hope he’s wearing Depends.

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