Following former President Trump's impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, one of his lawyers, Bruce Castor—who had already reportedly let Trump down with his embarrassing performance—was caught on video stealing several drink coasters as souvenirs.
You can catch him in the act here:
Trump’s defense lawyer steals coasters from the Senate. #StopTheSteal https://t.co/0GPHUSBSly— Derek Ross 🟩 (@Derek Ross 🟩)1613368638.0
Castor was roasted on Twitter, where many mockingly repurposed the conservative conspiracy theory hashtag #StopTheSteal.
Stop the GOP steal! https://t.co/KC91S4TFAH— THE G🤥P'S M🤥RAL BANKRUPTCY (@THE G🤥P'S M🤥RAL BANKRUPTCY)1613405405.0
My late cousin was a well-respected negligence lawyer in New York, represented the family of Amadou Diallo and othe… https://t.co/P1y2bcyUNq— Joe Conason (@Joe Conason)1613427527.0
Many saw Castor stealing from the Senate as a perfect way to end his performance.
Note to screenwriters. Character is always on display, whether in big things or the little ones. https://t.co/oYF3VRgRQO— Mangold (@Mangold)1613403492.0
“Stop The Steal” (Trumps low rent lawyers stealing Congress coasters). https://t.co/mH5VwGgXcz— YS (@YS)1613415324.0
Others commented on President Trump's past unwillingness to pay his lawyers or other bills.
@derekmross Well he's not getting paid ...has to get something for his song and dance— Meidas rosie (@Meidas rosie)1613407496.0
@derekmross @SteveDelp3 Is that a federal crime?— Graham Heathcote (@Graham Heathcote)1613428393.0
@derekmross He wants to show them to his grandkids and brag about how he helped the worst president in history go u… https://t.co/UGaBuFWfQz— 🇺🇸 MJH 🇺🇸 (@🇺🇸 MJH 🇺🇸)1613436643.0
It seems Castor learned an important lesson from Trump.
Do whatever you feel you can get away with.
@NYinLA2121 The coasters under his water bottles are missing too 🤣 Stay classy, VDM!— Ava (@Ava)1613415936.0
@NYinLA2121 @ApolloDave2 Actually saddened by that, not necessarily or entirely for him, although I am a tad, but f… https://t.co/RzAyZzbGKa— wcrmares (@wcrmares)1613417194.0
Ultimately, Castor's "crime" was far less serious than the one he was defending before the Senate.
@NYinLA2121 @gtconway3d Well damn- he should have just waltzed around rifling through all the desks too... apparent… https://t.co/omY0sgngQ3— Nancy Harper (@Nancy Harper)1613474150.0
@NYinLA2121 Class, all the way. Probably stole towels from the washroom too.— BRob (@BRob)1613426090.0
Former President Trump continues to choose only the "best people" to work for him.