Donald Trump Jr. offered some unsolicited ethics advice to Joe Biden, and it didn't go over well.
The president's eldest son turned the facts of Biden's diplomatic efforts in Ukraine on their head, accusing the former vice president of pressuring the foreign government to oust a corrupt prosecutor to protect his son -- when, in fact, that law enforcement official had not wanted to investigate an energy company associated with Hunter Biden.
"Why didn't @JoeBiden recuse himself from dealing with Ukraine?" Trump Jr. asked. "His son was on the board of a Ukrainian energy company that had been investigated by the prosecutor who Joe pushed to be fired."
"At the VERY LEAST, there’s the appearance of impropriety," he added. "A clear conflict of interest."
Why didn't @JoeBiden recuse himself from dealing with Ukraine? His son was on the board of a Ukrainian energy comp… https://t.co/ZiWpnqH3LF— Donald Trump Jr. (@Donald Trump Jr.)1570025417.0
Other Twitter users were gobsmacked by Trump Jr.'s apparent lack of self-awareness.
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden Wait. Didn’t you meet with Russians to get dirt on Hillary?????— john chamberlain (@john chamberlain)1570025855.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden imagine having this little self awareness. @OhNoWaitYes— paul van ronk (@paul van ronk)1570025619.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden Are all the Trumps genetically engineered to lack self-awareness?— Jeremy Ray Jenkins (@Jeremy Ray Jenkins)1570025640.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden Junior, didn’t your dear sister Ivanka receive dozens of trademarks from China when servi… https://t.co/dImaAJDGmb— Chris Piekenbrock (@Chris Piekenbrock)1570025815.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden Where do you do business and has your father recused himself from dealing with those countries?— Joyous Panther (@Joyous Panther)1570025556.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden why didn't @realDonaldTrump ask the proper agencies to look into it rather than send his… https://t.co/q0z3u5sTCU— danmicovic (@danmicovic)1570025495.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden Why are foreign governments renting rooms at Trump properties and leaving them empty?— abbie (@abbie)1570026391.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden Gentle reminder that none of this changes the facts about the Ukraine call with the Presi… https://t.co/fLrSAt6hXU— Terence Broxterman (@Terence Broxterman)1570025725.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden Well, finally a subject you're an expert in: impropriety and conflict of interest.— too old for this (@too old for this)1570025710.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden How do you say these things and not burst into flames?— International House of Demon Kat (@International House of Demon Kat)1570026657.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden https://t.co/uUZn6p8Rjz— Dave Itzkoff (@Dave Itzkoff)1570026623.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden The Trumps pointing out the Bidens' corruption: https://t.co/PZ7r0YKz3g— Ricemuncher ✨🦧✨ (@Ricemuncher ✨🦧✨)1570025689.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @JoeBiden https://t.co/FYHsgncxDS— Alison in Wonderland (@Alison in Wonderland)1570026827.0