‘WITCH HUNT!’ Trump Gets Riled Up About Russia Probe While Watching Fox

during the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second joint-session address to Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of ... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second joint-session address to Congress. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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President Donald Trump fired off several tweets about the Russia investigation early Tuesday morning, ostensibly while catching up on Fox News’ coverage of the matter.

In a tweetstorm capped with a tweet that only read “WITCH HUNT!” in all capital letters, Trump quoted several people who have appeared on Fox News recently to discuss Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Trump used the quotes to defend himself from the Russia probe and point a finger at Hillary Clinton instead.

Trump first quoted Fox News contributor Andrew Napolitano, who appeared on a Fox News show Monday evening. He then mentioned a quote from a law professor before jumping back to Ken Starr’s appearance on “Fox and Friends” Monday morning. The President often publishes angry tweets while catching up on cable news coverage in the early morning hours while he is still in the White House residence.

 

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  1. Tweet storm from the throne. Someone just buy him diapers and save all of us from his crap. pun intended

  2. “I am a very stable genius”

  3. Avatar for jwbuho jwbuho says:

    Note to Mr. Starr: Sure–the President is perfectly within his rights to fire, or compel others to fire, whomever he wants within the administration. That’s not obstruction in and of itself.

    Motives for doing so, though, are another matter entirely.

  4. Avatar for j.dave j.dave says:

    Today is the day the Golden State Warriors are in DC, not visiting him. (ETA: they’re taking local kids to the African American History Museum instead.)1

    I really thought he’d save some Execufefe Time to rant about that …

  5. Avatar for smiley smiley says:

    Have the Russian Bots calmed down a bit? He’s at 16 thousand likes after a half hour. I seem to remember he used to get 40 to 50 thousand likes within a matter of minutes.

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