DNC calls Trump ‘a con artist’ as he reportedly meets with NFT buyers

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is slamming former President Trump as “a con artist,” following reports that Trump is dining with donors who supported his mug shot digital trading cards.

Trump, who has the day off from court Wednesday, is expected to host a dinner at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida with donors who bought the Trump “MugShot Edition” non-fungible tokens (NFTs), according to Axios.

In a statement first provided to The Hill, the DNC called out Trump for other merchandise he has sold, including sneakers and Bibles.

“Donald Trump is nothing but a con artist who has ripped off the American people time and time again, and this election is no different: Trump has hawked bootleg sneakers, peddled his own Bible, and pushed NFTs,” said Alex Floyd, DNC rapid response director.

“As Trump continues to back a laughably out-of-touch MAGAnomics agenda that puts his ultra-wealthy friends ahead of hardworking families, Americans aren’t falling for the con job. Voters see right through Trump’s never-ending grifting and will reject his extreme and unpopular brand at the ballot box in November,” he added.

Trump unveiled the new cards in December, branding them “MugShot Edition” himself, after his mug shot was taken surrendering in a Fulton County, Ga., jail in August. At the time, he teased that if you bought 47 cards, “get a piece of the suit I wore for the ‘Mugshot Photo,’ and also get an invite to a Gala Dinner with me at Mar-a-Lago!”

The former president began selling other trading cards in December 2022, and they sold out in less than 24 hours after he announced the first set.

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