‘Brought to You by Baileys!’: Twitter Mocks Priebus for Assuring Trump Meeting Will Unify
As the 2016 Republican nomination grows more inflamed and splintered, it seems that Reince Priebus is trying once again to assure people that his party will unite around Donald Trump. Though he says that things went well regarding the highly-publicized meeting at the RNC this morning, it seems that many people are not buying what he’s selling them today.
The meeting was great. It was a very positive step toward party unity.
— Reince Priebus (@Reince) May 12, 2016
The RNC chairman joined Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan in Washington today, where they were set to discuss how to bring the party together and move past Ryan’s previous hesitation to support the mogul. Trump’s camp has been slamming Ryan and showing disinterest in repairing bridges with establishment figures, while the anti-Trump camp hoped that Ryan would hold out for traditional conservatism and grant them leeway for future discourse.
While Priebus’ tweet sounds encouraging, this is hardly the first time people have mocked him for claiming everything’s fine while the GOP cannibalizes itself with infighting. Sure enough, it’s happening again today:
“it was great a very positi..” pic.twitter.com/IIL1otc8gc
— darth™ (@darth) May 12, 2016
everybody should chip in an buy Reince Priebus a spa week once this election is over https://t.co/Y4lrA6d0N2
— Erin Gloria Ryan (@morninggloria) May 12, 2016
BREAKING: @REINCE said “the meeting went great.” Translation, he and Ryan strapped on the knee-pads and fluffed “Mr Trump,” as expected.
— Shoq (@Shoq) May 12, 2016
It was the bestest. https://t.co/ylFq8r5zUB
— Josh Barro (@jbarro) May 12, 2016
When my friends ask how the Tinder date went https://t.co/nIWISt7jyX
— Matt Ford (@fordm) May 12, 2016
— Jesse Berney (@jesseberney) May 12, 2016
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— Will Rahn (@willrahn) May 12, 2016
This tweet really paints a picture, I feel like I was in the room https://t.co/Y5qTSv1qSY
— Catherine Thompson (@KT_thomps) May 12, 2016
— EducatédHillbilly™ (@RobProvince) May 12, 2016
— Scott Tobias (@scott_tobias) May 12, 2016
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