SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Days after posting the names of several San Antonio area Trump supporters to social media,  Congressman Joaquin Castro is getting the Trump Twitter treatment.

Castro tweeted the names and employers of 44 San Antonio residents, including several business owners, who donated to President Trump’s reelection campaign.  He explained his actions to MSNBC by saying the donors were fueling a campaign based on hate.

“All of us go to the restaurants these people own. The businesses that they own. We patronize these places. And they’re giving this money, their money to this guy who’s taking their money and using it to buy Facebook ads talking about Hispanics are invading this country.”

Castro says the information he shared was already available to the public.

But his actions received immediate backlash. At one point the hastag  #ImpeachJoaquinCastro was trending on social media.

For the record, members of Congress cannot be impeached but they can be expelled by their peers.

President Trump took to his Twitter account Wednesday night to share his thoughts on Joaquin Castro.

He tweets that he doesn’t know who Joaquin Castro is other than the lesser brother of a failed presidential candidate.

He didn’t stop there.

In the same tweet, Trump says Joaquin isn’t the man his brother Julian is “but his brother, according to most, is not much.”

He closed by encouraging Joaquin to “keep fighting.”



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