On Wednesday, shortly before being suspended from Twitter, President Donald Trump tweeted out his endorsement of Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) — a congressman infamous for a scandal in which he impregnated female patients in his medical practice and pressured them into having abortions.
Congressman Scott DesJarlais (@tndesjarlais) has been a tremendous advocate for Tennessee! One of my earliest suppo… https://t.co/j1yFGxChTN— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1596667762.0
Trump was promptly buried in scorn for his choice of endorsement.
Congressman Scott DesJarlais has been a tremendous advocate for family values in between his six admitted affairs,… https://t.co/X8wfr8a99t— Bill Kristol (@Bill Kristol)1596671441.0
@SenhorRaposa He is emblematic of what has happened to the Tennessee GOP. It used to be the party of Howard Baker a… https://t.co/X3irXWl2Zx— Norman Ornstein (@Norman Ornstein)1596669066.0
@realDonaldTrump @tndesjarlais Scott : Two abortions. Maybe three, if you count the one he pressured a girlfriend—w… https://t.co/1mrCmXCNe9— Outspoken (@Outspoken)1596670022.0
@funder @realDonaldTrump Because birds of a feather— doberdog (@doberdog)1596674762.0
@realDonaldTrump @tndesjarlais This is who Trump just endorsed: Abortions for his lovers, sex with a subordinate a… https://t.co/FNmmtA8OaL— The Daily Edge (@The Daily Edge)1596672983.0
@realDonaldTrump @tndesjarlais Is this the same Scott DesJarlais that testified he had sexual affairs with at least… https://t.co/L6SdhlnA7c— Once a Marine . . . (@Once a Marine . . .)1596674945.0
Sleazy Scott DesJarlais (@tndesjarlais) may have paid for abortions for his lovers, had sex with a subordinate afte… https://t.co/tCqfaaFcUK— Donald J. Drumpf (@Donald J. Drumpf)1596673682.0