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President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday morning in response to news that a tape created by his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, discussing payments to former Playboy model Karen McDougal had been obtained by the FBI.
Inconceivable that the government would break into a lawyer’s office (early in the morning) - almost unheard of. Even more inconceivable that a lawyer would tape a client - totally unheard of & perhaps illegal. The good news is that your favorite President did nothing wrong!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 21, 2018
Trump referred to himself as “your favorite president” and claims he did “nothing wrong.”
Fans of former President Barack Obama responded that, indeed, their favorite president stayed out of trouble.
This veteran pointed out that Trump tweeted something truthful:
Breaking: Trump said something truthful on Twitter. “Your favorite President did nothing wrong.”
We already knew Pres Obama was awesome. Bigly just confirmed it today. 🤗 pic.twitter.com/jEiqhTlXON
— Andrew Goss ✊USAF✊ (@Goss30Goss) July 21, 2018
This teen conceded to the president:
Trump tweeted about Michael Cohen’s tapes:
“Good news, your favorite president did nothing wrong!”
To that, I concede. Barack Obama didn’t, in fact, do anything wrong.
— Emilia (@PoliticalEmilia) July 21, 2018
This comedian pointed out that the former president was never under investigation:
Donald Trump wanted to assure everyone that their favorite president did nothing wrong...
I know. Obama was never under an investigation.
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) July 21, 2018
Pew Research Center released a poll this month showing the majority of people ranked Obama as the best president in their lifetime. Former White House photographer Pete Souza reminded Trump of Obama's popularity:
Yes, we know our favorite President did nothing wrong; that’s why people rank President Obama way above you https://t.co/a1ZqfzOAH4
— Pete Souza (@PeteSouza) July 21, 2018
It is unclear whether the tapes will ever be revealed to the public or whether they have any damning evidence against the president. Cohen is currently under investigation to see if he violated campaign laws by making a separate $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels.