President Donald Trump was clearly fixated on the impeachment inquiry, with his official Twitter account blasting out a dozen different attacks into his administration's solicitation of foreign election interference.
Trump started his morning on Twitter with a traditional Veterans' Day welcome but quickly began tweeting about the vaping industry, the election loss by Gov. Matt Bevin (R-KY), one day after a Trump rally and who won the Schwab Cup golf tournament.
But impeachment was clearly his obsession on Monday.
Shifty Adam Schiff will only release doctored transcripts. We haven’t even seen the documents and are restricted fr… https://t.co/6qGOqg55yD— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1573482028.0
Where is the Whistleblower who gave so much false information? Must testify along with Schiff and others!— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1573503998.0
Read the Transcript. It is PERFECT!— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1573510209.0
Just like Schiff fabricated my phone call, he will fabricate the transcripts that he is making and releasing!— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1573514664.0
Trump's efforts to smear Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the former federal prosecutor who is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, drew particular scorn.
Here's some of what people were saying:
This absurd defense is tantamount to an admission of guilt https://t.co/TzsGixMQjp— Dan Pfeiffer (@Dan Pfeiffer)1573515031.0
@realDonaldTrump https://t.co/UVigFk7o08— Spiro Agnew’s Ghost (@Spiro Agnew’s Ghost)1573514703.0
@realDonaldTrump Your hair is fabricated. Your impeachable offence is real.— Comfortably Numb (@Comfortably Numb)1573514715.0
@realDonaldTrump Mulvaney, Hill, Bolton, Vindman and yourself admitted you asked Ukraine to investigate Democrats.… https://t.co/82F0HZmRIz— ♻️🇺🇸 Christopher Zullo (@♻️🇺🇸 Christopher Zullo)1573515022.0
@realDonaldTrump Not a single person is making this spurious allegation but you.— Helen Kennedy (@Helen Kennedy)1573514746.0
@realDonaldTrump They are public hearings now. The American people won’t need a transcript. We get to watch it and… https://t.co/l39TBstRJI— Dana Goldberg (@Dana Goldberg)1573516289.0
@realDonaldTrump I’m old enough to remember when Veterans Day was supposed to be about Vets.— NoelCaslerComedy (@NoelCaslerComedy)1573519377.0
This entire "the facts are not the facts" narrative is generally not seen this side of "dictator desperate to hold… https://t.co/xJRjCoYGkP— Tom Bonier (@Tom Bonier)1573514979.0
make no mistake about it, @realDonaldTrump is scared to death of going down in history as an impeached President. T… https://t.co/lIiFGVBDKK— Kurt Bardella (@Kurt Bardella)1573514769.0
Trump doesn't understand the people who were deposed will say it again during the public testimony. There is no rea… https://t.co/kg6pVDbE3f— Christopher Bouzy (@Christopher Bouzy)1573515079.0
You mean like the totally "perfect" "transcript" the White House released? So are you admitting said memo was fabri… https://t.co/HTFodZdEtx— Craig Rozniecki (@Craig Rozniecki)1573517989.0
It seems to me that POTUS tweeting out really crazy shit shouldn't be acceptable in a functioning republic. https://t.co/wGrKUZrTAT— CavsKermit (@CavsKermit)1573518176.0