Just minutes after complaining about how few bills are being passed, Trump brags about how many bills have been passed

Donald Trump.
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On Friday morning, President Trump fretted that "few bills will be passed" if the filibuster rule remains, while boasting that "few, if any administrations" have passed as many bills as the Trump administration.

Trump started his morning tweeting by doubling down on his call for Republicans to abandon the legislative filibuster and instead allow bills to pass with a simple majority, rather than the 60 votes currently required. Trump warned that "few bills will be passed" if Republicans don't heed his advice:

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But 11 minutes later, Trump seemed very confident that his administration has gotten a lot done — including passing bills:

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Trump even had to abbreviate Supreme Court in his boastful second tweet, apparently because his administration has just done so much that it's hard to fit into 140 characters.

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