#TrumpGenocide trends on Twitter after Trump green-lights ethnic cleansing of the Kurds
President of the United States Donald Trump speaking at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he wanted the expected ethnic cleansing of Kurds by Turkey to be done in a "humane way."


And he was mocked on Twitter and on MSNBC after arguing that Kurds aren't that strong of allies because they did not storm the beaches of Normandy during World War II.

With worries that Trump had green-lighted ethnic cleansing, he was accused of genocide on Twitter with the hashtag #TrumpGenocide.

Here's some of what people were saying: