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Friday, July 14, 2017

Is Donald Trump Jr. Really the Fredo of His Family? An Investigation | Vanity Fair

All along, we knew it was you. For the last few months (and especially this week), Donald Trump Jr. has weathered a horde of comparisons to Fredo Corleone—the useless, bumbling middle brother from The Godfather I and II, who essentially signs his own death warrant after clumsily betraying his brother Michael. The comparisons have hit a fever pitch particularly since The New York Times reported that the eldest Trump child had met with a Russian lawyer in an attempt to obtain damaging information about Hillary Clinton. It was exacerbated on Tuesday when Trump Jr.—in a profoundly misguided stab at one-upping the scoop from The New York Timesreleased a short statement and screenshots of the incriminating e-mail exchange via Twitter. Perhaps it’s no wonder that Trump’s inner circle has been calling him Fredo since the campaign.

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Comments

"in a profoundly misguided stab at one-upping the scoop from The New York Times": I thought it was a good move. It virtually says "I release my e-mails, ya bums, why don't you release yours?"

Posted by: dearieme | Jul 14, 2017 11:25:45 AM