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Just hours after the release of information about his 2005 tax returns, President Donald Trump was up very early Wednesday morning taking shots at “failing” Snoop Dogg over the rapper’s Trump-mocking “Lavender” video.
“Can you imagine what the outcry would be if @SnoopDogg, failing career and all, had aimed and fired a gun at President Obama? Jail time!”
Can you imagine what the outcry would be if @SnoopDogg, failing career and all, had aimed and fired the gun at President Obama? Jail time!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 15, 2017
Trump’s twitter takedown came just hours after the president’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, spoke to TMZ Live on Tuesday, calling out the rapper for the controversial video, which shows him aiming a toy gun at a clown parody of the president named “Ronald Klump.”
“It’s totally disgraceful. Snoop owes the president an apology,” said Cohen. “There’s absolutely nothing funny about an assassination attempt on a president, and I’m really shocked at him because I thought he was better than that. I’m not really sure I understand the artistic value to having somebody dress up as Trump and firing a weapon at him.”
A version of this story originally appeared on Billboard.
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