‘You Wimped Out’ — Ted Lieu Ruthlessly Mocks President Trump For Signing Omnibus Bill

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Democratic California Rep. Ted Lieu taunted President Trump on Friday for signing the $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill. After Trump threatened a veto earlier in the day over both a lack of border wall funding and a DACA fix, he ended up signing it after all.

But if the president thought for a minute that giving Democrats what they wanted would earn their respect, Lieu’s derisive tweet was a rude wake-up call.

“Dear @realDonaldTrump: You wimped out. You failed to deliver on your veto threat. Now we in Congress will believe you even less,” tweeted Lieu. “The Republican controlled Congress just rolled you. And they will roll you again. Because when the moment of truth came, you showed great weakness.”

Lieu’s tweet came in response to President Trump’s promise to “NEVER sign another bill like this again” and his request for a line-item veto to “prevent this omnibus situation from ever happening again.”

“There are a lot of things that I’m unhappy about in this bill. There are a lot of things that we shouldn’t have had in this bill. But we were, in a sense, forced to if we want to build our military,” the president said before signing the bill. “My highest duty is to keep America safe. Nothing more important.”

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