A “#WeAreBaltimore” hashtag surged to the top of Twitter’s trending items of Saturday in response to President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden to nominate Linda Thomas-Greenfield for UN ambassador: reports Scranton dedicates 'Joe Biden Way' to honor president-elect Kasich: Republicans 'either in complete lockstep' or 'afraid' of Trump MORE's comments attacking Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene Cummings'Kamala' and 'Kobe' surge in popularity among baby names Women of color flex political might Black GOP candidate accuses Behar of wearing black face in heated interview MORE (D-Md.) as a “brutal bully” and his majority-black Baltimore district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.”

As of Saturday night, the hashtag was used over 17,700 times.

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The viral item came off the heels of a series of tweets Trump shared on Saturday, in which he railed against the congressman, who also chairs the House Oversight Committee, and his district, which includes downtown Baltimore.

“Rep, Elijah Cummings has been a brutal bully, shouting and screaming at the great men & women of Border Patrol about conditions at the Southern Border, when actually his Baltimore district is FAR WORSE and more dangerous,” he said in the first of a series of tweets attacking the congresswoman and his majority-black district.

“His district is considered the Worst in the USA as proven last week during a Congressional tour, the Border is clean, efficient & well run, just very crowded,” the president continued in another tweet.

“Cumming District is a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess. If he spent more time in Baltimore, maybe he could help clean up this very dangerous & filthy place.”

In response to the presidents attacks, thousands on Twitter, including prominent political figures and celebrities used the hashtag in solidarity with Baltimore citizens.