Trump Goes on Angry AM Tweetstorm: When Will People Thank Me For ‘Firing James Comey?’

President Donald Trump took to Twitter yet again to voice his grievances against special counsel Robert Mueller and the “13 Angry Democrats” investigating Russian election tampering, fellow Republican Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and everyone who hasn’t thanked him for firing ex-FBI Director James Comey.

Trump, whose attacks on Mueller and the Democrats come after the Senate Intelligence Committee stated last month that Russia tampered in the 2016 election “for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton,” said it was “ironic” that Democratic lawmakers were attacking him in a “witch hunt” while he attempts to make deals with Canada and North Korea.

As for his tweet against Flake, hilarity ensued after Japan’s prime minister, whom the president tweeted about this morning as well, accidentally quote tweeted Trump’s attack against the Arizona senator when he meant to tweet about the scheduled meeting between the two heads of state.

Shinzo Abe’s social media team quickly deleted the post, but the tweet had already been spread throughout Twitter.

Amid his tweetstorm, Trump also called for Mueller and his team to investigate the Obama administration issuing a waiver aimed at letting Iran use an American bank to route money through. Per the AP, this waiver, which was issued in 2016, was found by Congressional Republicans looking into the details of Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal. The waiver would have given Iran access to frozen funds in an Omani bank by switching it to US currency and then converting it to Euros.

The cherry on top of Trump’s morning Twitter rant was a tweet asking for people to start saying, “thank you, Mr. President, for firing James Comey” — an odd request, given that part of Mueller’s investigation into the president and his allies revolves around the circumstances in which he fired the former FBI director.

Read all of Trump’s craziest tweets from this morning below:

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