Well, Trump is having a meltdown.
Exactly 19 minutes after saying that because it “isn’t possible” for his “surrogates” to figure out what he’s doing/thinking he may need to “cancel all future press briefings,” the President decided he needed to Twitter-threaten James Comey:
James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017
Besides the fact that he doesn’t seem to realize he’s putting himself on the fast track to impeachment, the other funny thing about this morning’s tweets is that Trump apparently doesn’t understand how to use scare quotes.
Also hilarious (in a macabre kind of way) is that this comes just a day after Trump Jr. shared this tweet from @StockMonsterUSA:
— USA NEWS (@USANEWS007) May 11, 2017
@StockMonsterUSA’s Twitter account features a profile picture of an angry King Kong swatting at planes set against a banner image of a business man wind-sprinting up a chart:
His bio cautions that “Tweets are NOT recommendations,” but that apparently escaped Trump Jr., who appeared to second the long-debunked notion that Bill Clinton murdered Vince Foster.
Although, as CNN noted on Thursday, Jr. was probably “trying to defend his father’s firing of FBI Director James Comey,” the retweet could very easily be read as a threat.
@StockMonsterUSA’s bio also contains these gems: