MSNBC host Joy Reid and her guest Elie Mystal had a weird segment together where they speculated about Ivanka Trump being in the “crosshairs.” They even openly schemed about how if they want to “get” President Donald Trump, they should go after his children.
During Saturday’s show the conversation took place where they urged the Democrats to put the mother and wife “in their crosshairs.”
“This is the first time that we have Ivanka . . . in the crosshairs . . . The only way we’re really going to get to Trump is if you go after his kids . . . And this [going after Ivanka] could be the way to do it,” Mystal responded to Reid, while fully agreeing.
According to Mystal, Ivanka should be in trouble because the price of rooms for inaugural committee members at Trump International Hotel were too high.
ELIE MYSTAL: Do you remember in ‘The Firm,’ how Tom Cruise brings down the entire mob on overbilling? In these reports, what we have is Ivanka Trump, as part of the Trump organization, overbilling the inaugural committee. That could be it right there. What we now have — this is the first time — look, we’ve talked a lot about Don Jr., we know now he was at the Trump Tower meeting, we talked a lot about Eric, because he seems to be Fredo.
This is the first time that we have Ivanka—which is like the only kid he likes—in the crosshairs.She apparently, according to these reports, was involved with overcharging the inaugural committee, and somebody had to tell her: this is going to look bad when we get audited. For a long time I thought that the only way we are really going to get to Trump is if you go after his kids. If you put the kids in legal peril, that’s the only thing that’s going to shock him out of his lying, deceitful, cocoon. And this could be the way to do it.
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JOY REID: There is this finding that people — we’re going to talk about this later in the show — that you can’t indict a sitting President. But it doesn’t say anything about a sitting President’s daughter.
How ridiculous is this? The left thinks it is okay to attack Ivanka Trump, just because she is President Trump’s daughter. Unbelievable. Of course that is not okay!