Donald Trump was advised not to tweet during the hearings, but he did. No big surprise there. The commander-in-chief has even said at various times that he could pretty much take on most jobs other presidents delegate: from the generals, the press secretary, and chief of staff to name a few. What Trump tweeted was the surprise.
Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman testified that part of his job was to listen to a phone call where Trump bribed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The U.S. president wanted the Ukrainian to provide dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden. As Vindman testified, POTUS tweeted out a slick video.
No matter how professionally put together and paid for by the American taxpayers, that video did nothing to detract from these important hearings to impeach this president of the United States:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2019
The Whistleblowers Law video referred to “Libtards,” a favorite phrase by alt-right radio talk show host: Rush Limbaugh. The text continued with other powerful images and words: “the coup has started,” “charade,” and “Trump and Mike Pence.”
The images included distorted photos of the House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA), Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), plus the results of the 2016 Electoral College presidential election.
Then, Trump had a call to action:
Twitter world went nuts. Check out some of our favorites below:
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