Donald Trump Jr.'s 'Deplorable' Old Tweet Comes Back To Haunt Him

Ed Mazza
·Overnight Editor, HuffPost
·2-min read

With President Donald Trump now banned from Twitter, his son is stepping up in the “tweet for everything” department.

Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 message about impeachment is getting a new round of attention in light of Wednesday’s events, in which his father was impeached for a second time:

Trump Jr.’s tweet was a response to then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who at the time said half of Trump’s supporters were in a “basket of deplorables,” or racist, sexist, xenophobic and/or homophobic people. But with the president now impeached twice in a little more than a year, Trump Jr.’s observation about what impeachment means gained attention all over again:

This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.