The hearings got Trump’s choler up to white heat,
And Republicans are worried about a 2020 defeat.
His tampering and obstruction
Sparked a Fox & Friends intervention —
“Whatever you do, just please don’t tweet!”
“Adding, essentially, an article of impeachment real time as this hearing is going on.”
— Fox News anchor Bret Baier, who, with co-anchor Chris Wallace said that President Trump’s Friday tweets attacking ex-ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during her testimony raised the possibility of an additional article of impeachment being added against Trump for witness tampering, CNN reports.
In the week before Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) launched an impeachment probe, President Trump was tweeting an average of 18 times per day. But the start of the inquiry has led Trump to double that to an average of 36 tweets a day, the Washington Post reports. Trump set his single-day tweeting record of his presidency just five days after the impeachment inquiry began with 48 tweets. He then set another record last Friday, “hitting 59 total tweets, including 33 in just 20 minutes.”
“Don’t tempt me. Do your job.”
— Hillary Clinton responding to President Trump’s tweet suggesting she should enter the 2020 presidential race.
“They are willing to lose their wealth, or a big part of it, just for the possibility of winning the Election. But it won’t work because I always find a way to win, especially for the people!”
— President Trump, tweeting that “the Democrat Party” and “the Fake News Media” are saying a recession is on the way in an effort to hurt his reelection chances next year.
“The debunked study you’re referring to was based on 21 undecided voters. For context that’s about half the number of people associated with your campaign who have been indicted.”
— Hillary Clinton, firing back at President Trump, who claimed on Twitter that Google “manipulated” votes in the 2016 election that would have given him an even greater lead over his opponent and that the company “should be sued,” CNBC reports.