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‘What in the hell is this’: Impeachment viewers erupt after Trump’s lawyer adds ‘creepy horror music’ to video of Democrats

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President Donald Trump's private lawyer Jay Sekulow (Photo: Screen capture)

During closing arguments at President Trump’s Senate trial this Monday, Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow gave a video presentation that disparagingly painted Democrats as bitter partisans with an agenda to take down Trump since the early days of his presidency. But it wasn’t so much the framing of Sekulow’s narrative that rubbed people the wrong way — it was the “scary,” dramatic music that accompanied the video.

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The Twitter account for the right-wing activist group ForAmerica shared the video in full:

The video’s music didn’t quite have its intended effect, and instead brought a wave of mockery from Trump’s critics on Twitter:

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CNN host left in tears after heartbreaking report on COVID-19 victims

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So-called moderate Georgia senator brags she’s as conservative as a pagan barbarian who killed his own brother to rule

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