Because for any other president it would be the worst thing he did and would be talked about for months, for Trump it’s only like the 25th worst thing he did this month. Plus his supporters are saying it was hypothetical, that he’s trying to score points for not doing what he could do. It’s ridiculous that he should get credit for not asking for a bribe, but that’s where we’re at.
“So, I call some guy, the head of Exxon, I call the head of Exxon–I don’t know,” he told the crowd. “I’ll use a company. ‘How, how are you doing, how’s energy coming? When are you doing the exploration? Oh, you need a couple of permits, huh?’ Okay, but I call the head of Exxon, I say, ‘You know, I’d love you to send me $25 million for the campaign.’”