'Think of the Trump phenomenon as a religious cult surrounding an organized crime family': House Dem
Supporters of Donald Trump at rally (Photo: Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock)

Michelle Goldberg unleashed another blistering editorial in the New York Times on Monday.


In the opinion piece, she quotes House Judiciary Democrat Jamie Raskin (D-MD) who had some choice words for Trump (and his followers).

“To me it’s a thrilling moment,” Raskin told Goldberg of the oversight of Trump now underway in the House. "Finally," he told the Times, “we have an opportunity to discover what has been happening in our country over the last two years and several months.”

Then, Raskin unloaded on Trump's base.

"You have to think of the Trump phenomenon as a religious cult surrounding an organized crime family,” Raskin said. “But at the outer perimeters people are starting to melt away.....Michael Cohen’s departure is a signal moment in the evolution of the Trump phenomenon," he said. "He is the innermost sycophant to break ranks,” Raskin noted to Goldberg of Cohen's public break from Trump.

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