Trump cites Obama in defense of his actions in office and presidential immunity: He ‘meant well’

Former President Donald Trump defended his claim of presidential immunity against prosecution again Thursday, using former President Barack Obama as an example.

“Obama dropped missiles, and they ended up hitting a kindergarten or a school or an apartment house. A lot of people were killed,” Trump said on Fox News.

“Well, if that’s the case, he’s going to end up being indicted when he leaves office,” he added.

In Obama’s case, Trump said, he “meant well.” But the Republican presidential front-runner suggested Obama may have faced repercussions had he not enjoyed presidential immunity.

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Portsmouth, N.H., Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Trump’s legal team recently made the argument that he is immune from federal prosecution for
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