It's very sad that Republicans, even some that were carried over the line on my back, do very little to protect their President.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2017
Trump's comment came shortly after a complaint about the investigation into the Russia scandal, which he once again labeled a "witch hunt."
Response from the president's critics was swift:
And we have three branches of Govt. You are part of the "Executive Branch". Congress is the "Legislative Branch". Can you guess the 3rd?
— Right To Bare Arms (@RightsToBareArm) July 24, 2017
It's very sad that Presidents, even some that were carried over the line behind our backs, do very little to protect their People.
— Alice Stollmeyer (@StollmeyerEU) July 23, 2017
That should make you think. If in fact they owe you that much politically and still won't defend you, then the problem is probably you.
— David Gorski (@gorskon) July 23, 2017
1- Donald Trump seems to think he is only the President of the Republicans. 2- He consistently demands absolute loyalty (like a mafia don).
— Zach Hunter (@zachjhunter) July 23, 2017
What's sadder is that you're probably playing golf today and not hanging out with your son. You're 71.
— Jemaine Clement (@AJemaineClement) July 23, 2017
Their oath is to the Constitution.
They serve the voters of their state.
They're not there to protect you.
— David Pepper (@DavidPepper) July 23, 2017
Please show me the line in the Constitution that says members of Congress must "protect their President." And protect from what?
— Lawrence O'Donnell (@Lawrence) July 23, 2017
President Trump is so delusional he believes the Republicans and the American people are meant to serve and protect him. Like an Emperor.
— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) July 23, 2017
It's isn't the GOPs job to protect YOU. Both parties are supposed to protect US- and MONITOR you.Anyone w a 3rd grade education knows that.
— Stacey Raulerson (@nursegalmom) July 23, 2017
Anyone Else Notice That Trump Attacked Republicans for failing to 'Protect' Him today?
Just as the GOP Voted for New Russian Sanction...
— Impeach Donald Trump (@Impeach_D_Trump) July 23, 2017
If they weren't protecting you you'd already be out of office.
— Michael Ruffin (@ruffinmichael) July 24, 2017
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