When Donald Trump was about six years old, he threw rocks at a neighbor’s one-year-old, who was in a playpen his mother had placed in their garden. The woman said the young Trump was “using the playpen for target practice,” according to The Washington Post. He hasn’t changed much, as his latest nasty tweet showed.
The president threw verbal rocks in a tweet aimed right at the minority leader of the House Intelligence committee, along with members of the intelligence and legislative community:
‘Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, is one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington, right up there with Comey, Warner, Brennan and Clapper! Adam leaves closed committee hearings to illegally leak confidential information. Must be stopped!’
It appears that 45 cannot bear criticism in any shape, size, or form. He fired off the tweet in a scatter approach, including former FBI director, James Comey, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former CIA director, John Brennan, and former director of National Intelligence, James Clapper.
Worse, Trump said that Representative Schiff “must be stopped!” What does that mean? How would the president stop a member of another branch of the government?
The House’s Intelligence committee has been investigating whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. The president has repeatedly said his campaign did not collude with the Russians.
Then, the chair of the Intelligence committee, Representative Devin Nunes released the Nunes memo alleging the Justice Department and the FBI were anti-Trump.
Trump claimed that the memo proved his innocence. Yet, others say it did not. Democrats want to release a rebuttal memo to show how the Nunes memo included slanted ideas.
One of the writers of the Nunes memo, Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC), supported the Democrats’ point of view.
Trump claimed that the memo would vindicate him, and when it did not, he was furious. The Nunes memo was a weak tribute to the president.
A number of Republican lawmakers said that the memo was of no particular merit. Instead they indicated that special counsel, Robert Mueller must continue his investigation.
As much as Trump praised the memo, it is possible that he did not actually read it. If he had, he would have recognized how little value it had.
Twitter followers had a lot to say about Donald Trump’s early morning tweet:
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