Trump Wonders Why the Democrats are ‘Resisting’ the Will of the American People?

Editorial credit: Alexandros Michailidis /
Written by Onan Coca

President Trump is the first true social media age President.

President Obama may have been elected using the same social media tools, but the reality is that while his team was well versed in the Internet, Obama himself wasn’t a technophile.

However, President Trump has proven himself to be a master of social media manipulation, advertising, and showmanship. He used the Internet to power his road to the White House, and he’s using it now to avoid the biased mainstream media and deliver his message straight to the American people.

Earlier this week the President used his weekly address to “troll” the Democrats for their latest efforts to oppose him. Mocking the “resistance” for resisting progress and pointing out that things are actually going really well in America right now.

Just why are the Democrats resisting the will of the American people, the President wondered? It’s a sentiment that seems tailor-made to win his party an election in 2018, and perhaps foreshadows his strategy for 2020 as well.

Transcript from the White House:

Senate Democrats call it “the resistance” – they’re resisting the will of the American Voter and it is not good.

From day one, Senate Democrats have shamelessly obstructed, stalled, and filibustered the confirmations of hundreds of talented men and women who are eager to come to Washington, D.C. to make a difference. They want to serve our country.

My nominees face a longer average confirmation wait than any in the history of our country.  Today, more than 300 of our nominees are still awaiting a vote.

Last June, I nominated Isabel Patelunas to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis. Now, almost a year later, this tremendously qualified professional with nearly three decades of intelligence experience is still awaiting confirmation. She’s given up so much. She’s left areas. She’s moved from homes and she’s still not confirmed. It’s a disgrace.

Democrats in Congress are also blocking urgently needed improvements to our border security. They don’t want border security for two reasons. Number one, they don’t care about it. Number two, they are afraid it’s going to make me and the republicans look good and they don’t want that. That comes before our country. They have blocked every effort to close deadly loopholes, to keep out vicious criminals, and to stop the flow of illegal immigrants and drugs. They are a disaster at the border. These actions are endangering our citizens, threatening our communities, and undermining our national security.

It is time for Senate Democrats to stop resisting the will of the American People. So very simply, stop resisting the will of the American People and to start working across the aisle to deliver for all citizens. We love our country; we want to keep our country great.

Thank you very much.

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About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Romulus Marketing. He's also the managing editor at, and the managing partner at You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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