- #ToiletTrump flooded Twitter with jokes and scorn Saturday after the president took on US toilet policy.
- Toilets are the latest front in Donald Trump’s push for deregulation in the dirty business of politics.
- Congress made it a crime to manufacture toilets that use more than 1.6 gallons per flush in 1992.
Democrats pushing for impeachment say Donald Trump violated the Constitution. But how’s this for constitutional? The president has asked for the EPA to consider flushing its toilet-flushing regulations.
Speaking with small business owners at the White House, Trump said the rules actually cause people to waste more water when they’re doing their business:
People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times as opposed to once. They end up using more water… The EPA is looking at that very strongly at my suggestion.
Trump’s critics blasted him on Twitter.
#ToiletTrump Creates Swirl of Controversy
One accused Trump of standing to personally benefit from the toilet policy shift, by deregulating the toilets in his own Trump hotels.
— Jake Hellman (@hellman_jake) December 7, 2019
Another questioned the president’s priorities.
While another thought it was just plain weird.
Someone called it the “constipation proclamation.”
Another #ToiletTrump post couldn’t help but share a crude scatological fantasy. (Hey, it’s Twitter.)
— Vincent “V” Giovanni (@Lulz_Swag) December 7, 2019
Another just sat back and enjoyed the hashtag.
— IMPEACHMENT_PARTY🎉🎉🎉 (@trump_sucks_01) December 7, 2019
Trump Has a Point About Toilets
But as one small business owner pointed out on Twitter, Trump does have a…