President TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — Presented by Boeing — Milley warns of 'Sputnik moment' for China WSJ publishes letter from Trump continuing to allege voter fraud in PA Oath Keeper who was at Capitol on Jan. 6 runs for New Jersey State Assembly MORE on Tuesday slammed billionaire philanthropist and impeachment advocate Tom Steyer as part of a round of late-night tweets in which he shared messages from his defenders criticizing Democratic investigations.
"Weirdo Tom Steyer doesn’t have the 'guts' or money to run for President. He’s all talk!" Trump tweeted.
Weirdo Tom Steyer doesn’t have the “guts” or money to run for President. He’s all talk! https://t.co/klmVsCmeNE— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 6, 2019
The tweet came in response to a message from Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanAnti-Trump Republicans target McCarthy, Scalise, other high-profile conservatives Congress may be right to cite Bannon for contempt — but Justice would be wrong to prosecute Cheney reveals GOP's Banks claimed he was Jan. 6 panel's ranking member MORE (R-Ohio), one of his staunchest allies on Capitol Hill. Jordan was reacting to news that Steyer had invested money in television ads to run in the congressman's district that calls for Republicans to hold the president accountable.
Steyer launched the Need to Impeach campaign in 2017 and has poured millions of dollars into the effort to remove Trump from office. He announced in January he would not run for president in 2020, and would instead focus on ensuring Trump did not remain president.
Need to Impeach announced Tuesday a new ad campaign urging Republican voters to hold Trump accountable through their representatives. The ad will air digitally and on television in Jordan's district and Rep. Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsAt least five Trump administration staffers have spoken with Jan 6 committee: CNN Democrats say GOP lawmakers implicated in Jan. 6 should be expelled Report: Rally organizers say GOP lawmakers worked on Jan. 6 protests MORE's (R-N.C.) district.
Jordan and Meadows are two of the president's fiercest defenders.
Trump late Tuesday retweeted several messages from his supporters who downplayed or criticized a new investigative effort from House Democrats looking at the president's campaign, administration and business.
Trump shared tweets from Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpHow Trump uses fundraising emails to remain undisputed leader of the GOP Donald Trump Jr. joins Cameo Book claims Trump family members were 'inappropriately' close with Secret Service agents MORE, Jordan, Fox News host Laura Ingraham and Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, among others.