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Trump slammed for retweeting gross viral video of Texas mayor caught using the bathroom on hot mic: 'You have hit a new low'

Trump slammed for retweeting gross viral video of Texas mayor caught using the bathroom on hot mic: 'You have hit a new low'
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For some reason Donald Trump decided on Saturday to retweet a video of a Texas mayor who was unaware he was still wearing a hot mic when he went to the bathroom, which stunned even Trump’s regular critics on Twitter.


Trump pushed out the tweet with the video that stated, “THIS IS HILARIOUS. Mayor of Georgetown in the US excused himself to go & use the washroom in the middle of a meeting & forgot to switch off his mic on his tie & this is what happened.”

Not everyone agreed, with one commenter pointing out the putative Leader of the Free World “… has too much time on his hands.”

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