President Donald Trump continued his tweet storm Monday in hopes of staving off the impeachment inquiry announced by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Between Twitter posts about civil war and asking how he could be impeached, Trump presented a poll to refute every other poll—which all showed voters favoring impeachment increasing.
As expected by anyone familiar with right wing Steve Bannon-founded publication Breitbart, polls from that source showed a different story. The Breitbart poll showed the only story President Trump was willing to entertain—Americans were overwhelmingly against impeachment.
THANK YOU! https://t.co/zqbTTlbGmp— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1569887574.0
Citing Breitbart drew equally predictable reactions.
@realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews Breitbart? 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂😂🤣😂🤣🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂😂😂🤣🤣😂😂🤣😂😂😂🤣😂😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣… https://t.co/mZXaqkEfdm— Andrew Goss 👊USAF👊 (@Andrew Goss 👊USAF👊)1569889494.0
@realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews Did #DonaldTrump just post the results of a Breitbart poll?? 🤣— Jules Morgan (@Jules Morgan)1569887904.0
@realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews I swear he saw this and felt a wave of relief. Then picked up the phone, called Fr… https://t.co/MAeacq9QAE— Brian Tyler Cohen (@Brian Tyler Cohen)1569887862.0
@johniadarola @realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews A poll from Breitbart and he STILL couldn't get 100% 🤣🤣🤣— Heather Vesper (@Heather Vesper)1569895770.0
@realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews It's official. 97.83% of White Supremacists stand with Trump.— Nick Jack Pap-pass the Gravy (@Nick Jack Pap-pass the Gravy)1569887685.0
One sharp eyed person spotted a detail on the image Trump shared.
@alittleheath @johniadarola @realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews And the “return to poll” to let you know he voted.— CynTheeUh (@CynTheeUh)1569899774.0
@cynful103 @alittleheath @johniadarola @realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews That is hilarious. I completely overlooked that nonsense.— Problem_Style (@Problem_Style)1569908401.0
How many other Trump family or administration members also voted in the poll?
People were eager to share other poll numbers with the President however.
@realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews 55% of Americans approve of Democrats starting an impeachment inquiry, versus 45% w… https://t.co/hkTD9DE8JC— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@BrooklynDad_Defiant!)1569889899.0
@realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews FACT: scientifically conducted #poll shows that MORE Americans support impeaching T… https://t.co/6n10SQWw9O— Dr. Dena Grayson (@Dr. Dena Grayson)1569888949.0
Dr. Eugene Gu even created a poll in the replies of President Trump's post about Breitbart's poll.
The numbers from Dr. Gu's poll were far less favorable than Breitbart's. However if Trump supporters posted a poll in the comments, surely it would...
...still not favor President Trump.
Based on all the other polls not done on Twitter or by Breitbart, one person thought a question should be asked.
@realDonaldTrump @BreitbartNews When we impeach you....is there a specific country to which you would you like your belongings delivered?— Byron Ricketts (@Byron Ricketts)1569887859.0
After subpoenas were handed out to Trump's personal lawyer and members of his administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was revealed to be on the July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and it was disclosed the President pressured Australia and other nations to help him, Monday turned out to be not a great day for the President.
Especially after #ImpeachmentIsComing trended on Twitter.
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