On Thursday, as Democrats geared up to launch an impeachment investigation following revelations that president Donald Trump had pressured the President of Ukraine to dig up dirt on Joe Biden, even more damning information came out: a reporter revealed a tape of Trump suggesting the death penalty for a U.S. official who filed a whistleblower complaint.
The Internet tore into the president in response. Kellyanne Conway's husband George Conway had just one word to say in response:
Disgrace. https://t.co/vnbTtX1l58— George Conway (@George Conway) 1569517679.0
Others also ripped into the president.
The stochastic terrorism has escalated to its natural endgame, with Trump publicly putting out a hit on the whistle… https://t.co/2P7bQKcVUH— Anil Dash (@Anil Dash) 1569517993.0
@EliStokols Wow, he’s sending a message to the whistleblower and anyone who may support the finding.— Tracie Davis (@Tracie Davis) 1569517074.0
@EliStokols Trump trying to scare future whistleblowers by hinting they should be murdered. Cool, cool. Totally rat… https://t.co/uOM07e3aXV— LtotheEtotheD (@LtotheEtotheD) 1569517421.0
@EliStokols Should this be taken as a threat @AdamSchiff especially from the president of the US? Can't even believ… https://t.co/U0hO3jx3kr— Jody (@Jody) 1569517844.0
@EliStokols https://t.co/EAF7BEFnAl— Meg Bailey ⚡️ (@Meg Bailey ⚡️) 1569517321.0
@EliStokols @davidfrum One of the things he admires about his good buddy King Bone Saw is how he freely murders any… https://t.co/bLb1nMPK0a— She came undone (@She came undone) 1569517421.0
@EliStokols Jesus that's dangerous. Whistleblowers are protected under OUR laws!— Barbara Steakley (@Barbara Steakley) 1569517044.0