Wednesday, 03 June, 2020

Yes, Trump Just Retweeted This GIF of Him Hurting Hillary Clinton

Sanders Pushes Back Against Clinton's Criticism John Minchillo AP
Christy Curtis | 18 September, 2017, 01:40

Though Trump had been uncharacteristically silent on Twitter as of late, a spate of weird tweets Sunday morning suggested a return to form for the president's controversial social media tendencies.

President Donald Trump went on yet another early morning Twitter spree Sunday, one of which included a retweet of an edited GIF depicting himself striking Hillary Clinton in the back with a golf ball.

One tweet opened with the phrase "Donald Trump's awesome golf swing #CrookedHillary" along with a video of a man in a red hat driving a golf ball that then strikes and knocks down a blond woman as she boards an airplane - implying that the video showed the president assaulting Ms Clinton, the former Democratic nominee whom Mr Trump defeated for the presidency.

Way to regress to your exhausted old ways!

The tweet revealed a President still reverting to his old social media habits, namely, those likely to earn him quick criticism, less than two months after retired Gen. John Kelly took over as White House chief of staff.

Sigh...2020 can't get here soon enough!

A representative for Hillary Clinton declined to remark on the tweet.

United States exhausting patience for diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: McMaster, Haley
Haley's comments come days after North Korea launched its second ballistic missile over Japanese airspace in a month. If diplomacy fails, she says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "will take care of it".

Let's hear your thoughts on this inflammatory retweet by the President of the United States.

But, this isn't the first time Trump has trolled Democrats on Twitter.

The original tweet, from a user whose Twitter handle consists of an expletive, was sent last week and retweeted Sunday by the president, who is spending the weekend at his New Jersey golf property.

Those other tweets included an image predicting Trump would win every state for reelection in 2020, another showing Trump hauling U.S. companies that have outsourced manufacturing overseas and a tweet claiming that "only true Americans can see that president Trump is making America great".

So, if a voter cast their ballot for Clinton, they are probably watching late-night shows like Stephen Colbert or Saturday Night Live, which have had a field day mocking the president and his administration. Asked him how Rocket Man is doing.

"Retweets do not equal endorsement", Urban said, laughing.

But it was also celebrated by Trump supporters, who admonished "crooked Hillary" and accused Mr. Trump's critics of lacking a sense of humor.

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