Republican Heavyweights Blast Trump for Bleeding Facelift Tweet


Republican lawmakers, commentators, and Twitter eggs joined the collective outrage at President Donald Trump’s tweet attacking MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski and claiming she was bleeding following a facelift.

Trump sent off the following set of tweets Thursday morning, likely due to frustration over Morning Joe’s critical coverage of his presidency:

Now, we can cue the cycle that regularly follows an outrageous comment from Trump: a band of dignified Republicans distance themselves from the president’s comments — before eventually returning home to his warm embrace.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, Trump’s most reliable scourge on the right, kicked things off, calling the president’s tweet “beneath the office”:

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