Trump Impeachment: President's tweet appears to call for own removal

Trump Impeachment: President's tweet appears to call for own removal

- The United States president, Donald Trump, posted a tweet on Tuesday, 15 October

- In the tweet, the president appears to be calling for his own impeachment

- Trump ended the tweet by saying "impeach the Pres"

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This comes amidst the impeachment inquiry launched against the president by the US congress.

President Trump in the tweet announced the Median Household Income which he said is "at the highest point ever".

Briefly.co.za gathers that the household income report which is prepared by the US Census Bureau is commonly used by the United States government and private institutions to describe a household's economic status or to track economic trends in the US.

Trump also stated in the tweet that more people are working in the country under his watch than at any time in the history of the US.

While taking a jibe at Democrats, saying his records are tough for them to beat, Trump ended the tweet by saying "impeach the Pres."

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Though the president's tweet appears to be a sarcastic response to the impeachment inquiry, some people who responded considered the tweet as Trump's calling for his own impeachment.

See some of the reactions below:

Meanwhile, the president's achievement claims have also been described as misleading by some people who responded to the tweet.

Aaron Sojourner, a former member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, said: "Talking about the *number* of Americans working is misleading. America has a larger population than ever before too. It's better to consider the share of American adults employed."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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