"Good work, President Crayons!"
President Donald Trump has just sent Speaker Nancy Pelosi a six page letter attacking her for moving forward with impeaching him, less than one day before the House of Representatives will vote to impeach and remove him from office.
The letter is being described by the press as "rambling" but being mocked on social media as "unhinged," and "like a writter version of a Trump rally."
Some political observers say the letter reads as if Trump wrote it himself.
Others say it sounds like top Trump advisor, white nationalist Stephen Miller, wrote it:
@nycsouthpaw Anyone who has seen Stephen Miller on a Sunday morning show, or warming up the crowd before a kag rall… https://t.co/zJGSYoESeN— HereticalStoic (@HereticalStoic)1576611865.0
In it, Trump makes ludicrous claims, like, "More due process was afforded to those accused in the Salem Witch Trials," as Politico noted.
CNN's top Trump fact-checker weighs in:
Trump’s letter to Pelosi is like his tweets put to letterhead. He makes his regular false claims (the Electoral Col… https://t.co/9Zheu4buZ4— Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale)1576611463.0
Editor/chief writer of the Washington Post's "Fact Checker":
OMG, this Trump letter to Pelosi is filled with so many falsehoods, all documented in our claims database. It's li… https://t.co/rtEwB04lLX— Glenn Kessler (@Glenn Kessler)1576611282.0
Here are some other responses to the President's missive.
OMG this letter is just as unhinged as Trump’s tweets, only copy-edited https://t.co/ultYGfsrAZ— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1576611937.0
NEW: Trump sent a letter to Nancy Pelosi in which he complains about how “unfair” the “impeachment hoax” is & tells… https://t.co/amRCM3MnF4— Caroline Orr Bueno (@Caroline Orr Bueno)1576611224.0
I bet trump really thought he had a genius light bulb moment when he came up with the idea to write the speaker a l… https://t.co/5onDufNPAH— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko)1576611563.0
PURE PROJECTION. The war on democracy is not letting Garland get a hearing and Trump's behavior. Impeachment live u… https://t.co/bXW2KWMAIc— Jill Wine-Banks (@Jill Wine-Banks)1576611228.0
This letter is beneath the dignity of the office Trump currently occupies. https://t.co/jtCMZKrulZ— Bradley P. Moss (@Bradley P. Moss)1576610747.0
BREAKING: Trump has sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi that amounts to his only defense so far on his impeachment that… https://t.co/xiAdUJi6cf— Amee Vanderpool (@Amee Vanderpool)1576611464.0
Trump wrote a 6 page scathing letter to Pelosi, claiming articles of impeachment are illegitimate and a perversion… https://t.co/4DyJrHHIq7— Karen Myatt (@Karen Myatt)1576611293.0