The official Twitter account of the Republican Party was on the receiving end of a heap of ridicule on Sunday after praising President Donald Trump for bringing the government shutdown he created to end.
According to whoever is responsible for the tweets at @GOP, "Democrats have held our government hostage for weeks, but thanks to President @realDonaldTrump's leadership, the government will reopen and federal workers will be paid in the next few days."
Democrats have held our government hostage for weeks, but thanks to President @realDonaldTrump's leadership, the go… https://t.co/wtRTr702WX— GOP (@GOP)1548518401.0
One of the first to join in on mocking the painfully sad attempt at spin was the husband of counselor to the president, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway, who responded almost immediately: "Whoever wrote this was laughing I hope."
Then the fingerpointing and laughing began.
@GOP @realDonaldTrump Is this one of those parody accounts? I seem to remember 12/11 like it was yesterday.— Susan Resists (@Susan Resists)1548524107.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump This is what I sound like when I lose.— Tony Posnanski (@Tony Posnanski)1548521015.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump Oh, you mean, Trump was able to end the shutdown he started? https://t.co/m8F1en24ed— Cate Eland (@Cate Eland)1548613722.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump Yikes, @GOP, did you just sleep through the past few weeks?— Fred Guttenberg (@Fred Guttenberg)1548599390.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump Seriously?— Tiffany Shipman (@Tiffany Shipman)1548612930.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump @gop you got hacked— Bowens™ (@Bowens™)1548619142.0
whoever wrote this was laughing I hope https://t.co/i617MbpfMu— George Conway (@George Conway)1548537788.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump Even reading this makes you feel like showering. Imagine writing it.— Izabelly (@Izabelly)1548614312.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump Bless your crazy, soul selling hearts.— Marcy aka CondimentGrrl (@Marcy aka CondimentGrrl)1548607721.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump https://t.co/y3oCBrgwGe— Michael “WEAR A DAMN MASK WHEN IN A STORE” Griffin (@Michael “WEAR A DAMN MASK WHEN IN A STORE” Griffin)1548613173.0
@fred_guttenberg @GOP @realDonaldTrump Somebody fixed it for Ronna https://t.co/0Xsx2R75h8— DeniseMichelleD (@DeniseMichelleD)1548599588.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump This is the signifying tweet that not only trump and his inner circle are lying conmen, but t… https://t.co/fbWGpqDuKt— Brad Reason 🌊 🌎 🆘 🧢 🍑 🗽🌹 🌈 (@Brad Reason 🌊 🌎 🆘 🧢 🍑 🗽🌹 🌈)1548580140.0
@GOP @realDonaldTrump Are ... are you OK? Do you smell burnt toast?— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1548520485.0