MSNBC’s Jen Psaki on Sunday highlighted GOP hypocrisy in the case of Donald Trump.
The previous Biden White Home press secretary hailed the Republicans who’ve condemned embattled Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) over allegations he spent marketing campaign funds on Botox, buying at luxurious shops and on subscriptions to creators on OnlyFans.
Home Ethics Committee chair Michael Visitor (R-Miss.) final week filed a decision to expel Santos from Congress. Santos additionally faces a 23-count federal indictment.
“Republicans are exhibiting us they do have the power to name out one in all their very own. Good for them,” mentioned Psaki, who famous among the GOP criticism directed at Santos, together with from new Home Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) who known as the findings of an ethics committee report on Santos “very troubling.”
“It’s an excellent factor that plenty of Republicans received’t tolerate this sort of habits anymore. We’ve been ready. And but, you knew there was going to be a ‘but’ in right here, plenty of Republicans have been a lot much less vocal in regards to the mountain of allegations and proof towards their very own get together’s chief Donald Trump,” mentioned Psaki.
Trump is “a man who after all has been impeached twice, was referred to the Justice Division for felony costs … has been discovered liable in civil trials for fraud and sexual abuse and is at present going through 91 felony counts throughout 4 indictments in 4 separate jurisdictions,” she recalled.
“I imply, name me loopy however all of that, sexual abuse, hoarding labeled paperwork, attempting to finish American democracy, is definitely a lot worse than the allegations towards George Santos, a lot a lot worse. As loopy as these allegations are too,” mentioned Psaki
Regardless of Johnson condemning Santos, Psaki famous how the speaker has now endorsed Trump for the White Home.
“The pious speaker Mike Johnson could be very troubled by paying for OnlyFans with the marketing campaign funds. However paying hush cash to a porn star, obstructing investigations, and inciting a violent assault on the Capitol, he’s ‘all in for,’” mentioned Psaki. “Republicans are keen to attract strains, simply not in the case of Donald Trump.”
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