'Never Seems to Know What She’s Talking About'
Ronna McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican Party (RNC) is getting mocked on social media for one of her seemingly relentless tweets supporting President Donald Trump. Daily, if not hourly, McDaniel acts as Trump's press agent, both praising and defending him.
On Tuesday she posted a tweet exposing just how little she knows.
The latest SDNY fishing expedition is another example of blue-state liberal prosecutors carrying out their vendetta against @realDonaldTrump.
Let’s be clear: These are investigations in search of a crime – and their harassment has gone on for far too long.
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) March 12, 2019
There is no "latest SDNY fishing expedition," also known as an investigation. Aside from her contempt for the rule of law, McDaniel doesn't understand there are federal prosecutors, appointed by President Trump – which is SDNY, the Southern District of New York – and state prosecutors, elected by the voters.
McDaniel clearly has mixed up the two.
Letitia James, the Attorney General of the State of New York, this week opened an investigation into the Trump Organization. She's subpoenaed two banks that work with Donald Trump, and is focusing on four major Trump projects, and his failed attempt to buy the Buffalo Bills football team.
It's not a "fishing expedition." It's a legitimate investigation.
McDaniel's ignorance is confirmed by Preet Bharara, the former head of the SDNY, also known as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York:
This person @GOPChairwoman never seems to know what she’s talking about, does she? Like, for example, that SDNY is not NYAG. At least she’s not weighing in on the complexity of airplanes. https://t.co/E5wDUxiDZM
— Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) March 12, 2019
A former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama:
Raise your hand if you know who appoints the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York?
Here's a hint: he's a man who made you change your name and hand over your dignity? https://t.co/4roE7CN02b
— Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) March 13, 2019
Here's a law professor:
Chairwoman McDaniel, when corruption and signs of potential criminality are in plain sight, law enforcement follows the facts . . . looking the other way is not an option for honest people.
— Jennifer Taub (@jentaub) March 13, 2019
Here's what some others are saying in response to McDaniel's tweet:
Let’s be clear — it’s a federal office, whose head was appointed by Trump, and this pathetic tweet is the most groveling lapdog thing you’ve done since Trump made you drop the “Romney” from your name.
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) March 13, 2019
SDNY is not conducting a "fishing expedition" it's a "RICO investigation"
Mueller is not conducting a "witch hunt." It's an investigation into "treason," "money laundering," "obstruction of justice" and a whole lot more.
Why do you hate the rule of law? https://t.co/X8IC1EEMKS
— The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge) March 13, 2019
I know this is a tired observation by now, but it's so jarring that the party of Blue Lives Matter and Respect The Troops is all-in on telling the whole country that the entire federal law enforcement and intelligence apparatus is crooked and conspiring against the president. https://t.co/eKDKP0j7ha
— Jeffrey Young (@JeffYoung) March 13, 2019
The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Berman, was appointed by President Trump on April 25, 2018.
— Dave Hogg (@stareagle) March 13, 2019
Um, Ronna, SDNY is still the Feds, not the state level. There's still LOTS of indictments in process to be filed under seal.
The NY AG is the state level.
RICO convictions there are pardon proof.
You're judged by the company you keep. Careful how close you stand to Trump.
— Veronica Phillips (@RoniPhillips) March 13, 2019
This is an interesting characterization of the federal prosecutors in New York who work for <double-checks> President Trump. https://t.co/k2XgpW1VRD
— Brad Heath (@bradheath) March 13, 2019
THREE of your party's most recent finance chairs either had to step down in scandal or are going to prison.
I mean ffs, give it up already. Borrow some dignity. https://t.co/F76kNfbZsM
— Hunter (@HunterDK) March 13, 2019
Like five minutes ago you'd hailed the SDNY for having proven Michael Cohen is a criminal. What happened, did you suddenly remember you'd made Cohen your #2 finance guy? https://t.co/2JtJTCTzoz
— Zeddy (@Zeddary) March 13, 2019
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