‘Nut Job’ Trends as Twitter Reacts to Stunning Report of Trump’s Comey-Bashing to Russians


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One of the wildest news weeks in recent memory (and doesn’t it seem like we’re saying that with more frequency these days), continued with the Friday afternoon report from The New York Times that President Donald Trump told the Russians that the “pressure” would be off with the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Twitter has, evidently, not yet become anesthetized to major breaking news. Here’s what politicians, journalists, and others had to say about Friday’s new report:

Many in social media invoked the specific words “nut job,” which is how––per the Times––Trump described Comey in that meeting. As a result, “nut job” promptly trended on Twitter:

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