Eric Trump Breaks New York Voting Laws to Take a Ballot Selfie

He also failed to register in time for the New York primary.

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One would think that after the initial embarrassment caused by the discovery that Ivanka and Eric Trump failed to register as Republicans in time for the New York primary, Donald Trump’s adult children would be organized to vote for their father in the general election without any complications. Alas, on Tuesday, Eric Trump proved he couldn’t miss an opportunity to screw up, when he proudly tweeted the following photo:

The ill-advised image, which is in fact illegal and could bring a $1,000 fine and a year in jail, has since been deleted. If we’re lucky, this will be the last time ever that Eric Trump is newsworthy.

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