Internet erupts after Devin Nunes awarded the Medal of Freedom for 'thwarting a plot to take down' the president
President Donald Trump, according to CNN's Kaitlin Collins, has chosen Rep. Devin Nunes of California to receive the Medal of Freedom — and Collins describes Trump's reasons for picking the far-right conspiracy theorist as a "doozy."
According to an official statement from the Trump White House, Nunes' "courageous actions helped thwart a plot to take down a sitting United States president. He also forced the disclosure of documents that proved that a corrupt senior FBI official pursued a vindictive persecution of Gen. Michael Flynn — even after rank and file FBI agents found no evidence of wrongdoing."
Here are some of the incredulous reactions that Twitter users have had to what Collins accurately described as a "doozy":
@kaitlancollins I found one of these medals in my Happy Meal today— Edward Kim (@Edward Kim) 1609781110
@kaitlancollins Translation: he was a complete lackey— David Diano🚗 (@David Diano🚗) 1609781109
@BishesBrew @kaitlancollins Roger Stone must be pissed, he was way more loyal than Nunes. Biden is going to have r… https://t.co/RKZj76vEaS— EBJones (@EBJones) 1609783563
@kaitlancollins WH press releases are sounding more and more like North Korean news services every day.— WillisisCray (@WillisisCray) 1609781146
@kaitlancollins This is absolutely PUKE worthy— LouLaBrunda (@LouLaBrunda) 1609781157
@kaitlancollins This is a joke right?— DJ Funkknuckle (@DJ Funkknuckle) 1609781166
@kaitlancollins Lol. By your corrupt standards he took your side so he’s a real American Hero.— Kibby 🌻🌊😷 (@Kibby 🌻🌊😷) 1609781224
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