On Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted a random attack on the states of New York and California, demanding that their governors call him and "politely" ask him to fix their "TREMENDOUS Homeless problems."
California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems. They are setting records! If th… https://t.co/Ki1uJBQOr5— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1577540038.0
It was the latest of several tweets Trump has leveled at states like California, which are struggling with high homelessness due in large part to rising income inequality. He has attempted to use these attacks to change the subject from impeachment, at one point even demanding that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who represents San Francisco, focus on cleaning up her "filthy dirty" district instead.
Commenters on social media roundly scorned the president's latest outburst:
@realDonaldTrump the Republican Party must do something about their TREMENDOUS lunatic president problem— Jeff Tiedrich (@Jeff Tiedrich) 1577540126.0
@realDonaldTrump Dude, just golf today.— David Jolly (@David Jolly) 1577540755.0
@realDonaldTrump #OhHoney, you've been a New Yorker for decades and had the means to personally do something about… https://t.co/GCUdie6kEB— Some Other Cow (@Some Other Cow) 1577540453.0
@DavidJollyFL @realDonaldTrump Things Trump said could be done “easily and quickly”...... -healthcare -trade deals… https://t.co/DpyK0g1IqR— April (@April) 1577541613.0
@realDonaldTrump Trump has dedicated his entire life to helping those looking for homes. Second homes, third homes,… https://t.co/q3kCQiTINK— Untucked with Jeremy Newberger (@Untucked with Jeremy Newberger) 1577540568.0
@realDonaldTrump Serious question #Trump: Do you wake up every morning and think, "What kind of stupid moronic shit… https://t.co/mhy9BoRscO— Andy Ostroy (@Andy Ostroy) 1577540138.0
@realDonaldTrump YOU need to “politely” call someone & ask for help, #NutbagInChief...last night’s tweetstorm was one for the books!— MiddleChildSyndrome (@MiddleChildSyndrome) 1577540126.0
@realDonaldTrump That’s just the king asking the two largest economies in the country to come beg for his help and… https://t.co/fJHmFAau5r— eric larson (@eric larson) 1577540440.0
@realDonaldTrump It sucks to have your own. hometown and the entire west coast - including Hollywood - despise you. Huh?— MatthewDicks (@MatthewDicks) 1577540168.0