President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday morning to accuse Hillary Clinton of collusion with the Democratic Party against her Democratic presidential primary opponent, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
“Hillary Clinton colluded with the Democratic Party in order to beat Crazy Bernie Sanders. Is she allowed to so collude? Unfair to Bernie!” Trump tweeted.
Hillary Clinton colluded with the Democratic Party in order to beat Crazy Bernie Sanders. Is she allowed to so collude? Unfair to Bernie!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 25, 2017
Trump has talked about unfair treatment of Sanders before, often in tweets. It’s not clear if there was a specific reason Trump tweeted this out on Sunday. The Senate Judiciary Committee announced Friday they were investigating former Attorney General Loretta Lynch about possible interference into the Clinton email investigation. Clinton’s email scandal from her time as secretary of state is also a regular talking point of the president. Trump is facing several investigations of his own into possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia, as well as obstruction of justice.
The alleged collusion Trump is referring to came from an email dump last summer.
Hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee released by WikiLeaks during July of last year showed some staffers criticized Sanders’ campaign internally. The release of the emails helped lead to the resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
One email appeared to show a DNC plan to attack Sanders on his religion, the Washington Post reported last year.
“It might may [sic] no difference, but for [Kentucky] and [West Virginia] can we get someone to ask his belief….