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President Trump didn't tweet during Comey's testimony, but Trump Jr. was a tweeting machine

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Donald Trump Jr. live-tweeted the entire testimony from former FBI Director James Comey Thursday. Image Source: YouTube screenshot.

The media and the public were both excited by the prospect of President Trump tweeting during the highly anticipated testimony from former FBI Director James Comey Thursday, but were disappointed when not one social media missive appeared. But that didn't stop Donald Trump Jr. from sending a torrent of tweets to defend his father.

Trump Jr. addressed head on the main accusation from Comey about the conversation the president and he had about the investigation into Mike Flynn, who had just been fired from the administration for lying to Vice President Mike Pence.

"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,'" he tweeted to his more than 1.6 million followers.

He added, "very far from any kind of coercion or influence and certainly not obstruction! 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," he explained.

"Hoping and telling are two very different things, you would think that a guy like Comey would know that," he concluded, referring to the statement the president made to Comey that he "hoped" he would do something about the investigation into Mike Flynn.

Trump Jr. mocked Comey when he answered a question about why he didn't stop the president from intimidating him at the time if he thought that's what he was doing. “Maybe if I were stronger, I would have,” Comey said. “I was so stunned by the conversation that I just took it in.”

"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?" Trump Jr. tweeted, adding a laughing smiley face.

He returned to the same theme of refuting the intimidation by the president by quoting Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz:

Trump Jr. was aghast at Comey's admission that he leaked his memo to the press to encourage the naming of a Special Counsel.

He also retweeted others like Bill O'Reilly in their comments against Comey:

And even retweeted this calling Comey "cowardly":

He outlined what he saw as winners and losers from the day.

And concluded, "10 months of nonsense whose only apparent goal was to take down #POTUS & stop him from doing what he was elected to do, Time to get to work!"

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