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Trump Claims He Never Pushed for Immigration Bill Despite Tweeting His Support Three Days Ago

Twitter Wars: Trump vs Trump Edition. What is Trump’s view on the Immigration Bill? What about his opponent, Trump?

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One of the things President Donald Trump is often called out on is his use of Twitter, or, more specifically, his self-contradictions on the social media site.  On Saturday, the commander in chief sent out a tweet that falsely stated he never called on the Republicans to vote for an immigration bill despite the fact he encouraged Republican lawmakers to do so just three days earlier.

“I never pushed the Republicans in the House to vote for the Immigration Bill, either GOODLATTE 1 or 2, because it could never have gotten enough Democrats as long as there is the 60 vote threshold,” Trump tweeted.

Sounds like a typical Trump tweet except for the fact on Wednesday, the president sent an all-caps tweet that says otherwise.

“HOUSE REPUBLICANS SHOULD PASS THE STRONG BUT FAIR IMMIGRATION BILL, KNOWN AS GOODLATTE II, IN THEIR AFTERNOON VOTE TODAY, EVEN THOUGH THE DEMS WON’T LET IT PASS IN THE SENATE,” Trump tweeted on June 27.

Trump’s Wednesday call to action did not do much to aid the bill’s survival as the measure was rejected by a 121-301 vote.

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Arianna is College Media Network's Weekend Editor and a student at Penn State University. She has written for various websites, including Thought Catalog and The Odyssey Online. Arianna also runs her own blog called Yoga With Mimosas in which she combines her passion for fitness and writing in hopes of inspiring and empowering others through her work.

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