Kimmel knocks Trump’s ‘incrimi-tweet’

Jimmy Kimmel mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE for his tweet about a meeting Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpMelania Trump's 'Be Best' hashtag trends after president goes after Greta Thunberg Trump Jr. blasts Time for choosing 'marketing gimmick' Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year White House calls Democratic witness's mentioning of president's youngest son 'classless' MORE took with a Russian lawyer offering dirt on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMore than 200,000 Wisconsin voters will be removed from the rolls Trump is threatening to boycott the debates — here's how to make sure he shows up Trey Gowdy returns to Fox News as contributor MORE, saying the president has done “a good job of convicting himself publicly.”

Kimmel said late Monday that the president’s tweet about the Trump Tower meeting could “potentially land his son in prison,” noting it contradicted past statements made by the president and his son, who has said that the 2016 meeting was about Russian adoptions.

“It’s nice that even on vacation the president finds time to incrimi-tweet his son — his ‘wonderful son,’ I should say,” the late-night host joked.


Kimmel also hit Trump over his tweets and public statements about special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerJeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay Trump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts MORE’s probe, saying that “not since Robert Durst and ‘The Jinx’ has a defendant done such a good job of convicting himself publicly.”

“But Donald Trump does what the syphilis tells him to do, he doesn’t listen to anybody,” he continued.

“I like to imagine his lawyers’ faces when they see a tweet like this. I bet they carry pillows to scream into,” Kimmel added.

Trump on Sunday pushed back against reports that he was concerned about Trump Jr.’s legal fate over the meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, and confirmed that it was held to seek damaging information on Hillary Clinton.