'When does the trial start?': Twitter has a field day after Ivanka Trump flippantly tweets she's 'en route to The Hague!'
Twitter turned into a gleeful romp overnight after First Daughter and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump announced the next leg of her European trip: The Hague.
En route to The Hague! 🇺🇸🇳🇱 #GES2019— Ivanka Trump (@Ivanka Trump) 1559712853.0
To many in Europe perhaps hearing "The Hague" evokes the city in the Netherlands that is the seat of government.
But in the U.S., hearing "The Hague" immediately invokes the International Criminal Court, where people are tried for crimes against humanity. As a member of the Trump administration, some apparently believe that is an appropriate destination.
This tweet summed up what many seemed to be feeling:
Some more responses:
@IvankaTrump When does the trial start?— Red (@Red) 1559735141.0
@IvankaTrump @trumps_feed She’s turning herself in!— CHECK OUT MY BOY (@CHECK OUT MY BOY) 1559712987.0
@IvankaTrump Perfect. When will Daddy be tried for crimes against humanity?— Melisia (@Melisia) 1559722864.0
I knew those separated children would have justice! https://t.co/70xjbonvND— josleene 🌦🍂🍁 (@josleene 🌦🍂🍁) 1559738035.0
Finally! https://t.co/KN6UZYZ85s— Calvin (@Calvin) 1559735114.0
@IvankaTrump Plead guilty and throw yourself on the mercy of the court— Slow-motion Apocalypse Survivor (@Slow-motion Apocalypse Survivor) 1559720948.0
@IvankaTrump @waltshaub To be tried for international crimes like money laundering?— Beth Loves to Travel (@Beth Loves to Travel) 1559733146.0
Well, this one’s a layup. https://t.co/cc8aXKTiCN— Charles P. Pierce (@Charles P. Pierce) 1559735686.0
You purposely locked up children, so https://t.co/piT0SaKb4p— Nicholas (@Nicholas) 1559735949.0
It appears she arrived:
Grateful for the Marines posted at the @usembthehague for their service to our country! 🇺🇸🇳🇱 https://t.co/Lrx1YQXRB9— Ivanka Trump (@Ivanka Trump) 1559728604.0