Trump Rage-Tweets In Anticipation Of First Public Impeachment Hearings

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 12: President Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Economic Club Of New York in the Grand Ballroom of the Midtown Hilton Hotel on November 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Fe... NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 12: President Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Economic Club Of New York in the Grand Ballroom of the Midtown Hilton Hotel on November 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/WireImage) MORE LESS

With a few hours to spare before the impeachment inquiry officially enters its public phase, President Trump turned to his infamous vice of rage-tweeting his anticipation.

On the eve of the first public impeachment testimonies Wednesday, which will feature acting Ukraine ambassador Bill Taylor and top State Department official George Kent, Trump re-upped a quote by “amazing warrior” Sean Hannity slamming House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff.

On the morning of the first public impeachment hearings, Trump yet again tweeted more quotes from Fox News figures, including “Fox & Friends” co-host Steve Doocy and Fox News contributor Charles Hurt, while doubling down on his attacks against Schiff. Trump’s morning rage-tweets also railed against Democrats and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

Trump also appeared to reference his accusation of Taylor being a “Never Trumper” in a Wednesday morning tweet. The President initially made the accusation against Taylor last month in response to his damning 15-page opening statement to Congress that undercut the President’s vehement quid pro quo denials.

Trump additionally reiterated his call for the public to “read the transcript” — in other words, the White House’s version of a call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Earlier this month, the President toyed with the idea of holding a “fireside chat” reading of the White House-released memo of the Ukraine call, while also alluding to a fight-back campaign that would include t-shirts with the slogan “Read the transcript” emblazoned on them.

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