Blumenauer Goes on Twitter Rant Against ‘#LiarInChief’ Trump

Oregon Democratic congressman calls out president on falsehoods since taking office

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., quoted former presidents, authors and intellectuals such as Abraham Lincoln, Khaled Hosseini and George Washington on lying. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo).
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., quoted former presidents, authors and intellectuals such as Abraham Lincoln, Khaled Hosseini and George Washington on lying. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo).
Posted January 24, 2017 at 7:41am

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., slammed President Donald Trump on the president’s favorite social media platform, Twitter on Monday night.

Blumenauer sent out 35 tweets using the hashtag #LiarInChief, responding to falsehoods the White House has released since taking office. 

The Oregon Democrat noted how Trump’s inaugural address said he would put “America first” but that his lies help nobody but himself.

Blumenauer closed out the tweetstorm by quoting from various former presidents, authors and intellectuals such as Abraham Lincoln, Khaled Hosseini and George Washington on lying.

In first 24 hrs @POTUS makes clear ego, not #facts or #honesty, will be guiding principle for him & his administration. #LiarInChief (1/35)

But he wasn’t done: After reading a New York Times account of the president’s meeting with congressional leaders, he added a 36th.

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