Sunday 22 July 2018

Donald Trump shares bizarre tweet of him as the moon 'eclipsing' Barack Obama

'The best eclipse ever,' says meme re-tweeted by President

Donald Trump 'eclipsing' Barrack Obama
Donald Trump 'eclipsing' Barrack Obama

Samuel Osborne

Donald Trump has re-tweeted a photo of himself "eclipsing" Barack Obama.

"The best eclipse ever," the meme reads, showing a picture of the grinning US President, in full colour, moving in front of an image of the former President, who is shown in black and white.

It came after Mr Trump tweeted to say a legislative "mess" could have been avoided if Republican congressional leaders had followed his advice to tie debt ceiling legislation to a veterans affairs bill.

"I requested that Mitch M & Paul R tie the Debt Ceiling legislation into the popular VA Bill (which just passed) for easy approval," Mr Trump wrote, referring to Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan.

"Could have been so easy-now a mess!"

The President went on to say "the fake news" was "complaining" about his recent speeches, before proceeding to characterise his recent statements as "sombre," "enthusiastic, dynamic and fun," and "respectful and strong".

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