Twitter users jumped on President Donald Trump on Sunday after he declared that he is an "innocent man" who is being persecuted by "bad" people.
The president made the assertion in a series of tweets on Sunday morning.
After more than two years of Presidential Harassment, the only things that have been proven is that Democrats and o… https://t.co/fbKeXoF5G5— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1551628933.0
...said was a total lie, but Fake Media won’t show it. I am an innocent man being persecuted by some very bad, conf… https://t.co/FJVrHNHCNc— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1551627850.0
Trump's declaration was met with mockery on Twitter. More than one person noted the similarities between's Trump's statement and President Richard Nixon's insistence that he was "not a crook."
Read some of the responses below.
@realDonaldTrump “I am not a crook.” —Richard Nixon “I am an innocent man.” —Donald J. Trump— Eugene Gu, MD (@Eugene Gu, MD)1551628024.0
@eugenegu @realDonaldTrump His embrace of fake victimhood is nauseating...and, frankly, pathetic— Joe Papp (@Joe Papp)1551628108.0
@eugenegu @joepabike @realDonaldTrump Rule of Law investigations start because of a crime. Investigating people to… https://t.co/eKeF15OsjG— Bill (@Bill)1551630108.0
@billyoffl @eugenegu @joepabike @realDonaldTrump You have to be kidding us right? Countless convictions, history o… https://t.co/vgOnLFiyib— Virtbudy (@Virtbudy)1551630370.0
@realDonaldTrump Right, no justification for investigations... ✅ Trump Advisor Roger Stone Indicted ✅ Trump Chair… https://t.co/WCB9n2e2kl— ♻️🇺🇸 Christopher Zullo (@♻️🇺🇸 Christopher Zullo)1551628852.0
@Lynxlark1 @drwear @chica_2626 @realDonaldTrump Oooh boy I think he's done lost his mind again. Er.— Black Lives Matter (Beargon) (@Black Lives Matter (Beargon))1551628252.0
@realDonaldTrump Resign right now, please.— Don-a-Don (@Don-a-Don)1551627871.0
@realDonaldTrump Getting wanked nightly by Hannity, Tucker and Pirro is not news. It’s pathetic propaganda. Fox is… https://t.co/xe1rx3y3Tn— Tommy Campbell (@Tommy Campbell)1551628042.0
" I am an innocent man being persecuted by some very bad, conflicted & corrupt people" @realDonaldTrump Oh shut up… https://t.co/pZRmn2CwmA— Mark Kermode (@Mark Kermode)1551632213.0
Trump just said his biggest lie ever: “I am an innocent man.” Nice Nixon moment, @realdonaldtrump— Scott Dworkin (@Scott Dworkin)1551631892.0
@realDonaldTrump Innocent? You operated a fraudulent university that stole millions from Americans. You operated… https://t.co/6CftvdqnjO— MatthewDicks (@MatthewDicks)1551628201.0