Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent
President Donald Trump poked fun at his Democratic presidential challengers in a Twitter video posted Friday afternoon.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 15, 2019
The video features the ubiquitous song “Everbody Hurts” by R.E.M. overlaid on footage from the State of the Union address. The footage features shots of Democrats like California Rep. Eric Swallwell, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, California Sen. Kamala Harris and others.
The video was first created by Twitter user “CarpeDonktum,” whose bio section reads “Eternally Sarcastic Memesmith specializing in the creation of Images and Videos. I tweet and meme in support of Donald Trump. Posted content is 100% original.”
The user frequently tweets memes and videos featuring prominent Democrats in humorous sketches of music and animation.
— Carpe Donktum???? (@CarpeDonktum) February 15, 2019