The White House official account tweeted out a clip of President Donald Trump's self-pitying Rose Garden rant, and the post was quickly drowned in mockery.
Trump stood outside the White House and complained about the various investigations threatening his presidency, after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accuse him of engaging in a "coverup" -- and his social media team apparently thought the performance deserved a Thursday morning reprise.
The Mueller investigation, conducted by a legal team that contributed over 20x as much to Democrats as Republicans,… https://t.co/vbCEZPseYl— The White House (@The White House)1558608071.0
Other social media users were aghast.
@WhiteHouse Desperation first thing in the morning.— Shannon Angel (@Shannon Angel)1558608708.0
@WhiteHouse I can’t believe this is the official White House account https://t.co/yYlC2ouTO7— Andrew Abramson (@Andrew Abramson)1558608738.0
@WhiteHouse If this Tweet came from 10 Downing Street the UK PM would be removed - Government accounts should not b… https://t.co/EPmSTUchn7— Neil Bowen (@Neil Bowen)1558608545.0
@WhiteHouse For real. Go to work. This is embarrassing.— JCW 🇺🇸 (@JCW 🇺🇸)1558608332.0
@WhiteHouse You’ve all sold your soul. We can’t imagine how you live with yourselves.— Concerned Americans (@Concerned Americans)1558608512.0
@WhiteHouse I remember when WH communications weren’t attack ads - they used to be celebratory, patriotic, unifying and uplifting.— Dr Suzy Ort (@Dr Suzy Ort)1558609079.0
@WhiteHouse That’s a lie. Read the report.— Adriana A (@Adriana A)1558608999.0
@WhiteHouse Nothing like starting the day with a lie! And so early in the morning too!? 🤦🏽♀️— Marquita (@Marquita)1558608437.0
@WhiteHouse I’m old enough to remember when the WH twitter account was used for facts, policy updates, and benign a… https://t.co/DmnF8DZ5YJ— Sandy Ellison (@Sandy Ellison)1558609061.0
@WhiteHouse It’s sad to see an official @WhiteHouse twitter feed reduced to writing fanfiction— steg68 (@steg68)1558609729.0
@WhiteHouse It is suspicious that you won't honor subpoenas and show your taxes etc. Makes one think you are hiding something. Cover-up?— Texas Gal (@Texas Gal)1558609159.0
@WhiteHouse Wow, you guys do a lot to show how guilty you are.— Dr. Greg Carey (@Dr. Greg Carey)1558610399.0
@WhiteHouse Sad, used to be the White House stood for strength, hope and dreams... now days it is home to deceit, paranoia and propaganda.— Wackoworks (@Wackoworks)1558609777.0