Donald Trump Jr.'s Russia Fiasco Cements His Reputation As The White House's 'Fredo'

Donald Trump Jr.'s Russia Fiasco Cements His Reputation As The White House's 'Fredo'

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Similarities have been drawn between Donald Trump Jr. and Fredo Carleone from "The Godfather."

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After the eldest Trump son attempted to best the New York Times' report of his dealings with a Kremlin-tied Russian lawyer to obtain incriminating information on Hillary Clinton, he released screenshots of an email exchange on Twitter.



Those in the inner circle since the beginning of Trump's campaign have viewed the gauche Don Jr. as the inept Fredo of the First Family.

The weakest link in the Carleone family from The Godfather parallels Don Jr.'s bumbling, including making contradictory White House statements on cable news and posting a flux of ill-advised tweets that leave the administration staffers with migraines.


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