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Sanders’s Trump tweet poster becomes social media meme

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) brought an oversized printout of a Donald Trump tweet onto the Senate floor, and the internet loved it so much, it became a meme.

{mosads}Sanders on Wednesday used the prop as a reference as he called on the president-elect to either veto any legislation to cut Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security or admit that he “lied” to the American people.

“Let me quote somebody who I suspect I will not often be quoting,” Sanders said while speaking about planned GOP changes to ObamaCare.

“On May 7, 2015, Donald Trump tweeted, ‘I was the first & only potential GOP candidate to state there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid.’ “

The image of Sanders speaking on the Senate floor with Trump’s tweet behind him went viral, and social media users began superimposing other tweets and images over the original poster:

 

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