President Donald Trump exploded at the Lincoln Project via Twitter early Tuesday morning after the anti-Trump conservative political action committee put out an ad that criticized his response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“A group of [Republican In Name Only] Republicans who failed badly 12 years ago, then again 8 years ago, and then got BADLY beaten by me, a political first timer, 4 years ago, have copied (no imagination) the concept of an ad from Ronald Reagan, ‘Morning in America,’ doing everything possible to get even for all of their many failures,” Trump tweeted at nearly 1 AM ET.
He described the group as a “disgrace to Honest Abe” and called out each of its members by name.
“They’re all LOSERS, but Abe Lincoln, Republican, is all smiles!” he tweeted.
One of those members includes George Conway, the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, whom Trump suggested was somehow responsible for her spouse’s actions.
“I don’t know what Kellyanne did to her deranged loser of a husband, Moonface, but it must have been really bad,” Trump wrote.
The President attacked the Lincoln Project again on Tuesday afternoon before departing for Arizona.
“I would have them change the name to the Losers Project,” he told reporters.
He also jabbed at Kellyanne Conway again, saying she “must’ve done a big number” on her husband.
George Conway fired back on Twitter shortly after Trump fired off the tweets.
“I guess we know what keeps the president of the United States up at night,” he tweeted. “It isn’t the Americans who are dying once every 45 seconds of covid-19.”
The Lincoln Project had put out a 60-second ad titled “Mourning in America” that hit Trump for being slow to take action on the outbreak, which has killed over 60,000 people in the U.S. and torpedoed the economy.
“There’s mourning in America. And under the leadership of Donald Trump, our country is weaker and sicker and poorer,” the ad narrator said. “And now Americans are asking ‘If we have another four years like this, will there even be an America?'”
Watch the ad below: