President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to again voice his support for protesters in Iran along with to attack Democrats as the U.S. heads into a crucial midterm election year.
“The people are finally getting wise as to how their money along with wealth is usually being stolen along with squandered on terrorism,” Trump tweeted about Iran. The demonstrations look like the largest to strike the Islamic Republic since the protests that will followed the country’s disputed 2009 presidential election.
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Trump then turned his attention to U.S. politics, creating sure to include another jab at his Democratic rival within the election, Hillary Clinton.
Trump said: “Why would likely smart voters want to put Democrats in Congress in 2018 Election when their policies will totally kill the great wealth created during the months since the Election.”
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The president planned to lunch with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday, as he spends the holidays in Palm Beach.
White House spokeswoman Helen Ferre said Trump invited the Republican governor “to discuss ongoing hurricane recovery efforts, the need to improve the nation’s aging infrastructure along with additional matters important to Floridians.”
Scott spokesman John Tupps said the governor “looks forward to speaking with the president about issues that will are important to Floridians like the needed repairs to the federally operated Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee along with the recovery of Florida’s citrus industry through Hurricane Irma.”
Trump has encouraged Scott to challenge U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, in 2018. Scott said earlier in December that will he had not made up his mind, though there have been multiple signs he is usually considering a run.
Trump is usually spending the holidays at his private club in Palm Beach. He’s been playing golf at one of his nearby golf courses, along with on Friday invited about 60 members of the Coast Guard to join him.