Donald Trump Spent Saturday Night Lashing Out On Twitter

Melania must be out of town, because Trump’s Saturday night twitter is lit.

It started eight past the witching hour when the commander-in-chief exploited the deaths of 17 people to argue that the Russia probe should be shut down. 

That would be enough—too much already actually—but he persisted.

I was supposed to go meet someone like 20 minutes ago, so I’m going to do that, but since things happen in threes I expect that by the time my Lyft arrives, he’ll have tweeted about how John Roberts is the actual pee tape villain.

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