Piers Morgan mocks Donald Trump’s reaction to guilty verdict: ‘Are you serious?’

Piers Morgan has jumped to Donald Trump’s defense after he became the first US president in history to be convicted of a crime.

A jury on Thursday (May 30) found Republican politician Trump guilty in the money laundering probe, making him the first criminal to run for the White House.

Stars including Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand and Stephen King have all responded to the news, immediately expressing their joy at the verdict.

But one person who wasn’t impressed with the results was broadcaster Morgan.

Morgan last interviewed Trump in 2022, shortly after his guilty verdict. wrote on X/Twitter: “This is a sad, humiliating and ridiculous day for America.

“To drag a former president, who is running for president again, through the criminal courts over something so trivial feels like a massive violation and an incredibly divisive and frankly politically partisan move.”

Piers Morgan unhappy with Trump's guilty verdict
Piers Morgan unhappy with Trump’s guilty verdict (X/Twitter)

His comment was met with consternation from his followers, with one asking: ‘Are you serious?’

“No, it’s a wonderful and happy day for America and the rule of law,” wrote another. “No one is above the law, and he is the first former president to become a criminal.”

Follower Chris Wozny responded: “…or, he committed a crime, he was justifiably accused, and now he’s a criminal, based on a jury of his peers, using real evidence, not MAGA gaslighting.”

In April, Morgan made her views on the investigation known, saying that Trump wanted to avoid being arrested and investigated for attending his son’s graduation. He said on his TalkTV show: “Have you lost your mind, America? What a despicable way to treat a former president”

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Morgan believes that Trump’s conviction “almost guarantees” his victory in the upcoming election, and after news of the verdict, the broadcaster said that “Trump’s donation websites are going down,” adding, “My guess is this verdict will put him back in the White House.”

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Morgan supported Trump after his guilty verdict
Morgan supported Trump after his guilty verdict (Ketty)

Trump was found guilty in October 2016 of falsifying business records to conceal a $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about his 2006 affair with the politician. Criminal charges.

Speaking about the verdict as he left the courthouse, Trump said, “I’m a very innocent man” and called the trial “gross” and a “disgrace.”

Donald Trump has become the first president in US history to be convicted of a crime.
Donald Trump has become the first president in US history to be convicted of a crime. (Good pictures)

Trump will be sentenced on July 11, four days before he is expected to become the official Republican presidential nominee.

But still According to CNN Chief Legal Analyst Laura CoatesTrump could face more than a decade in prison because prosecutors said the crimes were “expedited” from misdemeanors to Class E felonies because they were committed in an effort to commit or cover up another crime — election conspiracy and campaign finance. and tax law violations.

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