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Eric Schneiderman

Did Trump predict disgraced Democrat Eric Schneiderman's downfall in 2013?

On Monday, The New Yorker published bombshell allegations against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman by four women who said he had physically and verbally abused them while they were in a romantic relationship. Schneiderman has since resigned — with his downfall predicted by none other than President Trump.

A liberal Democrat, Schneiderman had long been a thorn in the side of President Trump, filing a $40 million civil lawsuit against him over Trump University in August 2013. Trump, then, certainly had something to be angry about when he slammed Schneiderman on Twitter in September 2013:

Looking back now, Trump's tweet — which references Anthony Weiner, the disgraced New York congressman known for his multiple sexting scandals, and Eliot Spitzer, the state's former Democratic governor who resigned following a prostitution scandal — is rather ominous.