Hours After Cohen And Manafort Bombshells, Trump Rally Crowd Chants ‘Lock Her Up!’

In your latest edition of 'You Can't Make This Up'...

“Isn’t it ironic, doncha think?”

Just hours after President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and other charges — implicating the president in his crimes — and ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was convicted on eight counts of bank and tax fraud, Trump held a campaign rally in West Virginia.

And wouldn’t you know it, MAGA Nation did what they do best.

Yep, that is indeed a “lock her up” chant from the West Virginia crowd. As you may recall, this was the rallying cry of Trump supporters during the 2016 campaign as they called for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton to be jailed over her emails and has lived on throughout the Trump presidency.

Obviously, this drew a reaction online:


Justin Baragona is the founder and publisher of Contemptor. He was previously the Cable News Correspondent for Mediaite and prior to starting Contemptor, he worked on the editorial staff of PoliticusUSA. During that time, he had his work quoted by USA Today and BBC News, among others. Justin began his published career as a political writer for 411Mania. He resides in St. Louis, MO with his wife and pets.