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Trump's Campaign Asked Twitter To Send Birthday Videos To The President—And It Backfired Magnificently

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The state of the union, to many, is not great.

The unemployment rate has only slightly improved after weeks of skyrocketing. Unrest continues across the nation in response to the murder of George Floyd by police and against the epidemic of racial bias against Black people and police brutality across the United States.

And over 110 thousand people have died of the pandemic that's upended daily life in the United States.

But cheer up, it's almost President Donald Trump's birthday.

On Thursday, the Trump campaign urged its 1.7 million followers to celebrate by sending in video messages to the President.

The President's average disapproval rating has been steadily increasing.

Fewer and fewer people are siding with the President as the nation continues to be swept into chaos. So it may not come as a surprise that the tweet wasn't warmly received.

People didn't hesitate to share videos, but they weren't ones wishing the President a happy birthday.

In fact, people soon began roasting him.

Not to mention there were several cameos by one of Trump's biggest obsessions: former President Barack Obama.

It's unclear which messages the Trump campaign will refer to the President, but if it's looking through Twitter, the campaign will have a lot of unwell wishes to sift through.

Happy birthday, Mr. President!