Memequake on Social Media as US House Impeaches Trump a Second Time

On Wednesday, the US House of Representatives impeached the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, for an unprecedented second time, accusing POTUS of “incitement of violence” during last week’s deadly riots in the US Capitol.

As Trump on Wednesday historically became the only US president to be impeached twice, social media propelled his name, along with the word “impeachment”, to worldwide trends.

Netizens sarcastically congratulated the president on his second impeachment, noting that he also failed to be re-elected or win the popular vote. Launching celebratory hashtags such as “#ImpeachmentDay, users memeified Trump’s anti-record and came up with more and more reasons to ridicule the outgoing president.

Among other things, it was Trump’s inability to share his rants regarding the impeachment through tweets, after his Twitter account was permanently deleted for the “incitement of violence” that during last week’s deadly Capitol riots that saw five killed and widespread damage and vandalism.