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People Think Trump Is "So Presidential" After He Tried To Pivot Russia Allegations

"He became President of the United States in that tweet, period." Deadass!

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Trump's address to Congress on Tuesday was touted as "presidential" by many in the media and pundits. But people are now trolling that analysis after Trump fired off a tweet on Friday trying to pivot the probes into his alleged Russia ties onto Sen. Chuck Schumer.

We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties to Russia and Putin. A total hypocrite!

In less than 140 characters:

* Trump asked for "an immediate investigation" into the senator's own relationship with Russia and Vladimir Putin

* Trump called Schumer "a total hypocrite" in response to the senator's repeated requests for an independent investigation into Trump's Russian ties

* He shared a #tbt photo of the senator and Putin eating doughnuts

People reacted promptly. They were overwhelmed with respect and veneration for the president's tweet. "SO PRESIDENTIAL!" they exclaimed.

SO PRESIDENTIAL. AMAZING. HE REALLY BECAME POTUS WITH THIS TWEET. https://t.co/u4NJmPI6P1

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So very Presidential. https://t.co/AfkRMxBw0y

"He became president of the United States in that tweet, period," they said.

"he became president of the united states in that tweet, period" 😹 https://t.co/c9SPfIOUf8

Very Presidential Trump demands investigation into his political opponents because he is mad his AG mislead Congress https://t.co/lAoOlyy5wY

In fact, some thought almost too much was going well for him.

@realDonaldTrump @SenSchumer please sir we can't handle all this winning. It's too much!! No more winning mr president. We can't take it!

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OK, issa troll, obviously. But folks did seem genuinely excited to have the familiar Trump back — if only for the drama.

Is Trump this stupid? Impossible because he is so presidential https://t.co/hIdsYaVrsr

hell yeah baby this is what I’m talking about https://t.co/wfaDTfcQRT

He's baaaaack. https://t.co/Ja8qFLwo1U

yes! trump's back https://t.co/eTv5koAJkl

Whether or not he's "presidential," some said he's certainly the most "based" president the country has ever seen.

"Thankfully, Trump has pivoted to become extremely presidential now," one person concluded.

Thankfully, Trump has pivoted to become extremely presidential now. https://t.co/Ac5AKd1vYD

Tanya Chen is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in New York.

Contact Tanya Chen at tanya.chen@buzzfeed.com.

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