Social media users criticized President TrumpDonald John TrumpAmash responds to 'Send her back' chants at Trump rally: 'This is how history's worst episodes begin' McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on Dem congresswomen Trump blasts 'corrupt' Puerto Rico's leaders amid political crisis MORE for a Memorial Day tweet claiming that fallen service members “would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today.”

Trump sent the tweet on Monday to mark the holiday honoring fallen heroes, and used the opportunity to tout statistics about the economy under his administration.

 

 

Twitter users, including several journalists, quickly criticized the president, saying Trump was making the holiday about himself.

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Here is what some Twitter users had to say: