Kimmel knocks Trump’s ‘incrimi-tweet’

Jimmy Kimmel mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE for his tweet about a meeting Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpComedians post fake Army recruitment posters featuring Trump Jr. Trump Jr., Ivanka garner support in hypothetical 2024 poll FWS: There's 'no basis' to investigate Trump Jr.'s Mongolian hunting trip MORE took with a Russian lawyer offering dirt on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFormer Vermont Governor: Sanders 'will play dirty' NYT: Justice investigating alleged Comey leak of years-old classified info New Hampshire state lawmaker switches support from Warren to Klobuchar 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 MuellerSchiff: Trump acquittal in Senate trial would not signal a 'failure' Jeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay 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.