Internet torches 'scumbag' Trump for threatening fired assistant Westerhout in order to silence her
President Donald Trump. (AFP / Jim WATSON)

Twitter users were equally divided in criticizing Donald Trump on Saturday morning after he tweeted what most took to be a veiled threat at fired assistant Madeleine Westerhout while at the same time trying to make up with daughter Tiffany after he reportedly criticized her weight.

Trump finally got around to tweeting about the firing of Westerhout, who was dismissed for gossiping about the president's relationship with his kids among other things, and reminded her that he has a "fully enforceable confidentiality agreement" she signed that bars her from speaking ill of him.

Trump closed his tweet by professing, "I love Tiffany, doing great!" at his daughter from his marriage to Marla Maples in a rare show of any attention to the seldom seen or mentioned Tiffany.

Twitter was quick to take notice of both parts of Trump's tweet.

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