It's safe to say that Donald Trump Jr. was riled up during Comey's testimony.
Trump Jr. let his every thought be known throughout the testimony, which took place on Thursday morning in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee and a packed crowd, some of whom had lined up at 4 AM to secure a spot inside.
Donald Trump Jr. didn't wait long before unleashing an initial three-part tweet:
1/3 Flynn stuff is BS in context 2 guys talking about a guy they both know well. I hear "I hope nothing happens but you have to do your job"— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 8, 2017
2/3 very far from any kind of coercion or influence and certainly not obstruction!— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 8, 2017
3/3 Knowing my father for 39 years when he "orders or tells" you to do something there is no ambiguity, you will know exactly what he means— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 8, 2017
Some Twitter users were a bit shocked by the fact that he was tweeting:
That didn't stop Trump Jr. from tweeting fourteen times in a forty-minute span.
Here are a few of the highlights:
So if he was a "Stronger guy" he might have actually followed procedure & the law? You were the director of the FBI, who are you kidding?😂— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 8, 2017
Did I miss something or did Comey just say he asked a friend to leak information to the press? Is this a joke?— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 8, 2017
Overall, Trump Jr. wasn't impressed:
And some agreed with him:
Every Republican I've spoken with since Comey testimony released feels they won first round: no evidence of obstruction of justice.— Kevin Cirilli (@kevcirilli) June 8, 2017