U.S. President Donald Trump holds what appears to be a prepared statement and handwritten notes after watching testimony by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland as he speaks to reporters prior to departing for travel to Austin, Texas from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 20, 2019.Erin Scott/Reuters
- The internet has had plenty to say about the developments of the impeachment probe, from the moment that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the inquiry at the end of September to the public hearings.
- Here are some of the best memes from the impeachment inquiry so far.
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The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has the whole world watching. It doubles as a political showdown that will surely go down in the history books, memorialized not only by the transcripts and televised public hearings, but also the memes.
A number of witnesses have now testified publicly before Congress about allegations that Trump used $400 million in military aid to Ukraine as leverage for his own political and personal gain.
Though some have dismissed the hearings as boring, the internet has had plenty to say about the developments of the impeachment probe — from the moment that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the inquiry at the end of September, to this week’s bombshell hearings.
Here are some of the best memes from the impeachment inquiry so far:
The simple word of “impeachment” made its way into funny puns, including one by singer Lizzo.
People made Pelosi into a meme when she first announced the impeachment inquiry.
Some memes showed how people planned on keeping up with the inquiry.
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Amid the stunt of Republicans storming the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) while House Democrats conducted closed-door hearings in relation to the impeachment inquiry, one woman in blue stood out from the crowd.
George Kent, a senior State Department official, and Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine, testified on the first day of public impeachment hearings, and people were shocked with what they had to say.
Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman testified in the second public hearing, but people noticed a reporter chugging her coffee as Vindman delivered his testimony.
“Coffee.” It’s probably whiskey.
— Dr. Sarah Hanisko (@anothermommess)
November 19, 2019
Gordon Sondland, US Ambassador to the European Union, testified on Nov. 20 in the third day of public hearings, delivering one of the most damning testimonies of the impeachment probe — all with a smile on his face.
After Sondland’s testimony, Trump spoke to reporters with speaking notes in hand. The memo, written in Sharpie, prompted the internet to meme-ify it.
Overall, these memes serve as a daily reminder that the US is living in quite a historic time.
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