President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new social media network called 'TRUTH Social' Virginia State Police investigating death threat against McAuliffe Meadows hires former deputy AG to represent him in Jan. 6 probe: report MORE on Tuesday again went after a group of four Democratic congresswomen known collectively as "the squad," saying that they and other Democrats "suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome."
"Gee, let’s impeach the President," he tweeted sarcastically following a list of accomplishments.
"The 'Squad' (AOC Plus 3) and other Dems suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome. Crazy!" he added, referring to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezThe Memo: Cuts to big bill vex Democrats Biden, Democrats risk everything unless they follow the Clinton pivot (they won't) Harris takes central role in climate fight MORE (D-N.Y.).
He wrote that only 11 percent support "ridiculous" impeachment hearings.
Newest Poll: Only 11% in favor of starting ridiculous impeachment hearings. Well, let’s see: We have the Best Economy in History, the Best Employment Numbers in History, Most People Working in History, Highest Stock Market in History, Biggest Tax and Regulation Cuts in History,..— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2019
....Best and Newest Military (almost totally rebuilt from the depleted military I took over) in History, Best V.A. in History (Choice), and MUCH, MUCH MORE. Gee, let’s impeach the President. The “Squad” (AOC Plus 3) and other Dems suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome. Crazy!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2019
A recent Economist/YouGov poll found that 11 percent of Republicans and 64 percent of Democrats support impeachment. In the survey of 1,500 adults who are U.S. citizens, 36 percent supported impeachment overall, while 45 percent opposed it.
The tweets come one day before former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE is set to testify before Congress. It also follows days of attacks by the president on the group of four congresswomen, which includes Ocasio-Cortez and Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Democrats address reports that clean energy program will be axed Is Wall Street serving its own interests by supporting China's? Democrats step up pressure on Biden on student loan forgiveness MORE (D-Minn.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyProgressives push back on decision to shrink Biden's paid family leave program Overnight Health Care — Presented by The National Council for Mental Wellbeing — FDA panel advises Moderna booster shot for high-risk people Ilhan Omar to Biden: 'Deliver on your promise to cancel student debt' MORE (D-Mass.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibIlhan Omar to Biden: 'Deliver on your promise to cancel student debt' Who's the boss? Pelosi's legacy sealed after kowtowing to 'the Squad' Democratic civil war hits new heights MORE (D-Mich.).
Trump earlier this month tweeted that the women should "go back" to the countries they came from even though three were born in the U.S. and Omar came to the U.S. as a refugee.
The House voted to decry that remark as racist, with a handful of Republicans and an Independent joining Democrats in the condemnation.
The Hill has reached out to Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib and Pressley for comment.
The House voted to table an impeachment measure from Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenIlhan Omar to Biden: 'Deliver on your promise to cancel student debt' Deportations of Haitians spark concerns over environmental refugees The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Gears begin to shift in Congress on stalled Biden agenda MORE (D-Texas) last week in a 332-95 vote, with more Democrats voting to kill the measure than supported it.
A total of 87 House members have expressed support for an impeachment inquiry, including the four "squad" members.
—Updated at 10:20 a.m.