President Donald Trump ended 2018 the same way he started it: By posting lies and misinformation on his Twitter feed.
But some of the president’s New Year’s Eve tweets looked oddly familiar to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who did a little research and soon discovered that Trump was literally “recycling” his tweets, sometimes almost word for word. Take a look:
….Senator Schumer, more than a year longer than any other Administration in history. These are people who have been approved by committees and all others, yet Schumer continues to hold them back from serving their Country! Very Unfair!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 31, 2018
Trump sent out that same message in March and April!
This was literally White House messaging from at least six months ago. Dusted off for shutdown. https://t.co/SMnbjHHJj9
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) December 31, 2018
The Democrats continue to Obstruct the confirmation of hundreds of good and talented people who are needed to run our government…A record in U.S. history. State Department, Ambassadors and many others are being slow walked. Senate must approve NOW!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 11, 2018
Hundreds of good people, including very important Ambassadors and Judges, are being blocked and/or slow walked by the Democrats in the Senate. Many important positions in Government are unfilled because of this obstruction. Worst in U.S. history!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2018
…Hopefully the Senate will not leave Washington until our Ambassadors, Judges and the people who make Washington work are approved. The Democrats are Obstructing the process and we need these people approved for the good of our Country!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 19, 2018
There’s another big problem with Trump’s tweets attacking Senator Schumer: Republicans are in control of the Senate and have been since Trump took office. If he can’t get his appointees approved, he should have a long talk with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). McConnell is the one who controls when votes are taken on nominees, not Schumer.
Trump is rattled and angry because he knows he’s losing the battle over the government shutdown and is on the verge of losing that face-off. He also knows Robert Mueller is getting closer by the day.
Expect more recycling of tweets from Trump in 2019. He’s run out of ideas (not that he had many to begin with) and now he’s just spinning his wheels as everything comes crashing down around him.
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