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Trump Turns MLK Day Tweet Into Tribute To His 2017 Inauguration: ‘So Appropriate That Today Is Also MLK Jr DAY’


Trump Turns MLK Day Tweet Into Tribute To His 2017 Inauguration: ‘So Appropriate That Today Is Also MLK Jr DAY’

President Donald Trump on Monday managed to turn a tweet mentioning Martin Luther King Jr. Day into a tribute to the three-year anniversary of his inauguration.

Trump began the tweet by noting that “it was exactly three years ago today, January 20, 2017, that I was sworn into office.”

“So appropriate that today is also MLK jr DAY,” he added.

He then went on to boast about the economy and African-American Unemployment. “Trump African-American Unemployment is the LOWEST in the history of our Country, by far. Also, best Poverty, Youth, and Employment numbers, ever. Great!”

Many twitter users were not happy with the president’s tweet, given his history of inflaming racial tensions, racist rhetoric and pushing the racist Obama birther conspiracy.

Hours before Trump’s tweet, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said that the late civil rights icon would not support impeaching Trump after Conway was asked by a reporter Monday how the president plans to observe the holiday.

“Well, I can tell you that the president is preparing for Davos and agrees with many of the things that Dr. Martin Luther King stood for and agreed with for many years, including unity and equality,” she began to respond to the reporter’s question.

“And he’s not the one trying to tear the country apart through an impeachment process and a lack of substance that really is very shameful at this point,” she said.

“I’ve held my opinion on it for a very long time,” Conway continued, “but when you see the articles of impeachment that came out, I don’t think it was within Dr. King’s vision to have Americans dragged through a process where the president is not going to be removed from office, is not being charged with bribery, extortion, high crimes or misdemeanors.”

“And I think that anybody who cares about ‘and justice for all’ on today or any day of the year will appreciate the fact that the president now will have a full throttle defense on the facts,” she added.


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