Trump sets record for tweets as president on day House makes impeachment case

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump passes Pence a dangerous buck Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Trump nods at reputation as germaphobe during coronavirus briefing: 'I try to bail out as much as possible' after sneezes MORE on Wednesday shattered his previous record for most tweets in a day since taking office, tweeting more than 130 times while House Democrats made their opening arguments in his impeachment trial.

The president had tweeted 132 times as of 6:20 p.m., according to Factbase Feed, a data firm that tracks Trump's tweets, speeches and daily activities. That number tops his previous personal high of 123 tweets in a day.

Trump also set a personal record for retweets in a day as president with more than 110, according to Factbase.

Trump spent much of his day traveling back to Washington, D.C., after concluding meetings at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Televisions on Air Force One showed Fox News for much of the flight, according to reporters on board. The network carried the first day of opening arguments from Democratic impeachment managers, which was the subject of most of Trump's tweets.

Trump retweeted messages from Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulCongress eyes killing controversial surveillance program Trump creates new headaches for GOP with top intelligence pick Congress set for clash over surveillance reforms MORE (R-Ky.) inviting him to attend the impeachment trial, shared promotional videos from his social media director and promoted clips that sought to undercut Democrats' case.

He also sent a handful of original tweets, including one announcing he would attend the March for Life rally on Friday and another mocking Democratic presidential hopeful Tom SteyerTom Fahr SteyerBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. The Hill's Campaign Report: Gloves off in South Carolina There's only one candidate for Democrats in Puerto Rico MORE.

House Democrats impeached Trump last month on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, and the seven managers began making their case to the Senate on Wednesday. They are expected to continue with opening arguments into Friday, with the White House giving its defense the days that follow.