'Impeachment Is Coming' Trends on Twitter After News That Trump Tried to Influence Australian Leader for His Own Benefit
After several more breaking news items about President Donald Trump and his inner circle hit in rapid succession Monday afternoon, Twitter responded as only they can: with a trending hashtag.
#ImpeachmentIsComing trended on Twitter earlier Monday as the result of three major news items:
- President Trump pressured Australia and other countries to help him discredit the Mueller investigation
- Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was subpoenaed by Congress over his involvement
- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was revealed to be on the July call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
People reveled in the news...
Incredible day, and it's still only 5:00 PM ET: In the span of 30 minutes, three breaking news stories covering th… https://t.co/KHP1T3kEnx— Bill Madden (@Bill Madden)1569877712.0
- Mike Pompeo implicated in Ukraine call - #RudyColludy gets subpoenaed - Trump's attempt to shake down Australia f… https://t.co/B64lfWFvUn— Grant Stern (@Grant Stern)1569876897.0
So in one hour, Rudy is subpoenaed, It is revealed that Pompeo was on the call to Ukraine and that Trump was pressu… https://t.co/QiAOK4cyHK— Alex Cole (@Alex Cole)1569877666.0
There it is. Trump is also pushing Australia, one of America's closest allies and partner in the Five Eyes intelli… https://t.co/3owyZgApjp— Grant Stern (@Grant Stern)1569875926.0
Rudy has been subpoenaed! 😭😭 I said it. You are going to jail and #ImpeachmentIsComing https://t.co/25130TVzIw— t i m a 🥀 (@t i m a 🥀)1569881721.0
So Mike Pompeo was on the call to Ukraine and Trump was pressuring Australia to help him discredit the Mueller inve… https://t.co/3ME5XCoi2E— t i m a 🥀 (@t i m a 🥀)1569882168.0
Here comes the downpour - shame on all who participated - who listened - who knew and did nothing… https://t.co/ateQsupvfE— ROSIE (@ROSIE)1569876311.0
#ImpeachmentIsComing #ImpeachmentIsComing #ImpeachmentIsComing #ImpeachmentIsComing #ImpeachmentIsComing… https://t.co/KqQnQXLLck— Anthony Sarver (@Anthony Sarver)1569882171.0
...except at the Kremlin where President Vladimir Putin reportedly wants no information about his phone calls with Trump revealed.
We don't know how many countries Trump (and William Barr) have secretly asked for help. But we know Russia's worr… https://t.co/wGCpcwU0zD— Swing Left (@Swing Left)1569876515.0
I'm ashamed I voted for Donald Trump. I didn't realize at the time I was voting for one of the most corrupt and dec… https://t.co/YvwQr0u5k0— Texas Sun (@Texas Sun)1569882171.0
While some people left the Trump camp, others still defended the actions of the President and his administration.
@Dan_Delaney2 @Tirksnarfigular @MatthewJshow @realDonaldTrump @MillerStream @BlazeTV That’s the worst MAGA deflecti… https://t.co/M7Vw4lPxXV— OdieDenver (@OdieDenver)1569882159.0
Foreign Leader Call Script Hi this is Donald Trump Is _________ (insert leader's name here) there? I'm going to l… https://t.co/yieOdD3WLy— Marc Sussman (@Marc Sussman)1569882659.0
Me showing up to Trump’s Impeachment Party. Turn up the volume 🎶 #ImpeachmentIsComing https://t.co/s8OFLMgVhT— Laura clark (@Laura clark)1569882586.0
Subpoenas were sent by House committees overseeing different areas of the impeachment inquiry. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced an impeachment inquiry would take place before a decision on a vote in the House of Representatives.
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