Trump Whines That He’s ‘Treated Worse’ Than The Assassinated Abraham Lincoln

President Donald Trump speaks during a Fox News virtual town hall "America Together: Returning to Work," event with anchors Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on May 3, 2020. ... President Donald Trump speaks during a Fox News virtual town hall "America Together: Returning to Work," event with anchors Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on May 3, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 4, 2020 8:14 a.m.

John Wilkes Booth who?

President Donald Trump swan-dived into a whole new level of victimhood on Sunday night during a virtual Fox News town hall at the Lincoln Memorial.

“I am greeted with a hostile press, the likes of which no president has ever seen,” Trump complained to town hall hosts Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum.

“The closest would be that gentleman right up there,” he added, pointing at the the statue of Lincoln, who was shot to death. “They always said nobody got treated worse than Lincoln. I believe I am treated worse.”

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Trump’s complaint on Sunday was met with incredulity and (apparently necessary) reminders that Lincoln was assassinated:

Trump made the comment about 24 hours after making another dubious comparison between Lincoln and himself, claiming that he had done more for black Americans than the president who abolished slavery.

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