Read time: 1 minute

Eric Trump Says Obama Has 'Personal Problem' With Trump

The guy who only ran for president because Obama told jokes about him at the White House Correspondents' Dinner sends his son to Fox and Friends to complain about making politics "personal."
Views:

Barack Obama is actively campaigning for Democrats in 2018. That's an unusual step for the outgoing president to take, but then, Donald Trump's so-called presidency is an unusual authoritarian threat to democracy.

But at Fox and Friends (where else?) Eric Trump (who else?) pushes the projection envelope waaay out into the galaxy.

BRIAN KILMEADE: ...A former president that is–cannot run again, went out acted like he was on the ballot. It’s Barack Obama. Number one, did he catch…your dad by surprise, that he would do this? And did you find it strange that it seems to be personal with him? He seems to have a personal problem with your father.

ERIC TRUMP: He does have a personal problem. He is taking credit for a lot of my father’s accomplishments. You see the passion. You don’t see the passion at his [Obama's] rallies. You see the passion at my father’s rallies.

No one brought up inauguration crowd sizes at Fox. Or the fact that Trump only ran for president because Obama made jokes about him at the White House Correspondent's Dinner. Or that the Trump White House's two singular activities are grifting from the federal till and undoing everything Obama did just because he did it.

Personal? Please.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Comments

NOTE: We will be changing to a new commenting platform in the next couple of weeks. We will supply more details as we get closer to the change. We understand some users are having problems with comments loading and this will hopefully remedy that problem

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.