Big thanks to Andrew Feinberg correspondent for Breakfast Media for this account of Trump’s conversation with the troops today, some of which could be tacked onto the articles of impeachment.
This is the initial Tweet:
Following is a Thread Reader App unroll of the rest of Andrew’s tweets.
“The coast guard has really become a symbol of strength and perseverance and toughness and really, genius.”
Compares USGC “A” school to @Wharton School of Finance.
Bashing the courts to the military. Says “it’s a terrible thing…a disgrace” for judges to rule on security.
The commander-in-chief is making small talk with overseas-deployed troops. Asks her how many people she’s commanding, she answers, says it’s “fantastic,” “really beautiful.”
He appears to have suggested the U.S.S. Gerald Ford will be heading to Hong Kong, is complaining about the EMALS catapults on the Ford, trying to prompt the USS Ronald Reagan’s captain to bash it.
Also lies about “closing the border.”
He’s again lying about having given an order to “shut down the border.”
Says he has made the US a tremendous economic power since taking office.
Tariffs are paid BY AMERICANS.
Now says Matt Whitaker “is a highly respected, strong person.”