Trump guilty: ‘Boom!’ ‘Bong!’ — Democ­rats sound off on hush mon­ey tri­al ver­dict

Trump guilty: ‘Boom!’ ‘Bong!’ — Democrats sound off on hush money trial verdict

Democ­rats have wel­comed a New York jury find­ing for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump guilty on all 34 counts in his hush mon­ey tri­al.
From Rep. Adam Schiff (D‑CA), who inves­ti­gat­ed Trump as chair­man of the House Intel­li­gence Com­mit­tee, to Sen. Shel­don White­house (D‑RI), who sits on the Sen­ate Judi­cia­ry Com­mit­tee, Democ­rats from both cham­bers embraced Man­hat­tan Dis­trict Attor­ney Alvin Bragg‘s suc­cess after a six-week tri­al.
TRUMP GUILTY IN MANHATTAN HUSH MONEY CASE
“Guilty,” Schiff wrote on social media Thurs­day. “Today, 12 ordi­nary Amer­i­can cit­i­zens found a for­mer pres­i­dent guilty of dozens of felonies. Despite his efforts to dis­tract, delay, and deny — jus­tice arrived for Don­ald Trump all the same. And the rule of law pre­vailed.”

Guilty.Today, twelve ordi­nary Amer­i­can cit­i­zens found a for­mer pres­i­dent guilty of dozens of felonies.Despite his efforts to dis­tract, delay, and deny – jus­tice arrived for Don­ald Trump all the same.And the rule of law pre­vailed.
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) May 30, 2024

“Boom,” White­house post­ed.

Squad mem­ber Rep. Jamaal Bow­man (D‑NY) also respond­ed with a sound effect, writ­ing “Bong! Today, our jus­tice sys­tem beat Don­ald Trump!” Bow­man is in the mid­dle of a com­pet­i­tive pri­ma­ry over his crit­i­cism of Israel amid its war against Hamas and for ille­gal­ly pulling a fire alarm to …