Trump Whines That “Fake News Media” Covered “Tiny Staged Crowd Greeting Foul Mouthed Omar” [VIDEO]

Politico reports:

He once encouraged supporters to attack protesters — then claimed to ensure the safety of all Americans. He mused that Russia should seize his competitor’s emails — then said it was just a joke. And he whipped his crowd into a frenzy about locking up Hillary Clinton — before insisting post-inauguration that the idea of prosecuting his Democratic opponent is “just not something I feel very strongly about.”

President Donald Trump returned to a familiar tactic Thursday of blaming others for a problem many believe he created, tossing his own base under the bus to deflect outrage from GOP allies on Capitol Hill and beyond. It’s a throwback to a field-tested Trump playbook: push the rhetoric further than some allies can handle, then tiptoe back to shrug off responsibility.