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Topical Old Trump Tweet Resurfaces As 'Impeach Trump' Tops Trends On Twitter

Before he was in the White House, the president had some thoughts on impeachment that seem particularly relevant now.

After the announcement that the House is launching a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump — and as #ImpeachTrump topped Twitter’s trending charts on Tuesday — Twitter users resurfaced a particularly topical 2014 tweet from Trump himself:

Trump originally issued the tweet after former President Barack Obama’s decision to trade five Taliban-affiliated terror suspects for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, an American prisoner of war in Afghanistan. But the tweet has repeatedly resurfaced throughout Trump’s presidency to highlight various incidents of hypocrisy — notably, his recent planned and failed Taliban talks at camp David.

The tweet reappeared again on Tuesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced that the House would begin an official impeachment inquiry into Trump. Twitter’s top 10 trending terms soon included #ImpeachTrump, #Impeachment, #ImpeachDonaldTrumpNOW and #ImpeachTheMF.

“Presidential harassment” also made it into the top 20 after Trump dismissed the inquiry as such in a tweet.

Of the more than 850,000 tweets with trending Trump impeachment hashtags, here are some of the best:

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