On the eve of a historic house vote that could make Donald Trump the third President in history to be impeached, he wrote a 6-page letter to Nancy Pelosi.
In the long, rambling text (which is filled to the brim with lies and debunked conspiracy theories), Trump attempts to shame Pelosi for many of the same things he's been accused of.
On Twitter, Speaker Pelosi's daughter, Christine Pelosi, laid a Catholic smack-down on the President.
Whew this angry, nasty, lying screed by President Trump to Speaker Pelosi is really concerning. We’d better pray h… https://t.co/VCyd3rSytp— Christine Pelosi (@Christine Pelosi) 1576612980.0
Twitter got a good laugh out of Pelosi's joke!
@sfpelosi Just be sure you don't pray for him in ... *checks memo* ... "the negative sense" Some real insight ther… https://t.co/wFPXuf0gdC— Ryan Pruitt (@Ryan Pruitt) 1576613218.0
@sfpelosi What does your mom do when she receives this BS? Laugh hysterically? Or go to work prepping for her next WIN in the house?— Willow💙 (@Willow💙) 1576613114.0
@sfpelosi @Gail16248770 Let good Catholic Nancy Pelosi pray for the well being of Trump. I'm fully committed to enj… https://t.co/DYdptqTNgX— Mauro C (@Mauro C) 1576617726.0
After reading Trump's thoughts on the page, many others also felt compelled to pray for his soul.
@sfpelosi Parents would tell their children to read a letter like this several times, simmer down, and don’t send i… https://t.co/6lq9EZseXw— Sohail (@Sohail) 1576618081.0
To others, the letter inspired action.
@sfpelosi It’s definitely scary but I hate to say...prayer isn’t going to help this situation. We must take to the… https://t.co/dHKXxYbMBW— Jodie (@Jodie) 1576616266.0
@sfpelosi "The articles of Impeachment … are not recognized under any standard of Constitutional theory, interpreta… https://t.co/SxRand3GB2— TC 🇺🇸 (@TC 🇺🇸) 1576658573.0
Twitter wondered what Nancy Pelosi should say in her reply.
@LouiseMensch @IdeaGov @sfpelosi @SpeakerPelosi Or, “I can assure you I will give everything about which you have w… https://t.co/9Dw7129Mif— Klickedy (@Klickedy) 1576641018.0
@sfpelosi Trump could be on trial for shooting someone on 5th Avenue and would send an unhinged letter to the prose… https://t.co/OfGDLe4R39— TC 🇺🇸 (@TC 🇺🇸) 1576658925.0
The letter reverberated through all corners of the internet, where people couldn't ignore how unhinged the President seemed.
If I had played a drinking game while reading Trump's letter to Pelosi I would have probably ended up with alcohol… https://t.co/GskI3y8r9q— Andrea González-Ramírez (@Andrea González-Ramírez) 1576611480.0
This is a six-page tweet, basically. https://t.co/ETHLEYHe2v https://t.co/QQ4wWAS83H— ryan teague beckwith (@ryan teague beckwith) 1576611521.0
.@realDonaldTrump's letter to @SpeakerPelosi is a kind of remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime thing you should read. If… https://t.co/xAKVDgUFT4— Singer (@Singer) 1576613297.0
A LOT to unpack in this stream of consciousness, 6 page letter from @realDonaldTrump to @SpeakerPelosi. One sampl… https://t.co/X6DL61GzHY— Elizabeth Landers (@Elizabeth Landers) 1576610766.0
It's amazing the President was able to maintain his wild tone for six whole pages.
OMG, this Trump letter to Pelosi is filled with so many falsehoods, all documented in our claims database. It's li… https://t.co/rtEwB04lLX— Glenn Kessler (@Glenn Kessler) 1576611282.0
Now seems like a better time than ever for an impeachment vote, Speaker Pelosi!
Let's do it.
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