President Donald Trump is reportedly worried that his son Donald Trump Jr. may be indicted Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Emily Jane Fox, a Vanity Fair reporter with sources close to the Trump family, explained to MSNBC that the president’s concern was mostly selfish:
I will say that, from people who have known the president well, who know the family well, it’s not necessarily concern for the fate of his child, because he’s concerned about the fate of his child. He’s concerned that if Don Jr. is indicted that it could perhaps have implications on him.
This is not someone who is a parent who is deeply affected by what will happen to his child, but instead by what could potentially happen to him.
I think all the time about that New York Times story about the taxes that the Trump family had paid, and it explained the depths to which Fred Trump went through to protect Donald Trump, to bail his son out every time he made mistakes.
Such a shift in generation of parenting. I think the fact that his son is facing legal peril something that’s hard to face for any parent.