“I think nobody knows more about campaign finance than I do because I’m the biggest contributor,” Trump boasted to then-late-night TV host Larry King in the clip from 1999.
“CNN Tonight” host Lemon chuckled at the vintage footage before channeling cartoon character Scooby Doo in response. “Ruh-roh,” he said, mimicking what the fictional dog says when things begin to go awry.
“Sounds like Donald Trump knows plenty about campaign finance, a fact that could certainly backfire on him,” Lemon added. “There’s always a tape or a tweet for everything. Did you notice that?”
Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a slew of crimes —including violating campaign finance laws, which he claimed was at the behest of Trump himself.
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