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Preet Bharara, Trump's sons tweet up a storm during Comey hearing

  • President Donald Trump's sons and fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara are among those who tweeted during former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee.
  • @realDonaldTrump was uncharacteristically quiet.

Testimony from James Comey lit up Twitter on Thursday as people tuned in to see what the former FBI director testified about events surrounding his firing by President Donald Trump last month. Trump was uncharacteristically silent on the social media site.

A former federal prosecutor who, like Comey, was fired by Trump, weighed in on previous warnings from the president that he may have recorded his conversations with Comey:

Preet Bharara:

Trump's sons leaped to his defense:

Donald Trump Jr.:

Eric Trump:

Rep. Frank Pallone, a New Jersey Democrat, poked fun at the size of the crowd at the hearing:

The Republican National Committee questioned Comey's level of certainty:

Captain America actor Chris Evans begged Trump to chime in:

Kamala Harris, a Democratic senator from California, weighed in on the president's word choice:

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) asks questions during former FBI Director James Comey's appearance before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 8, 2017.
Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) asks questions during former FBI Director James Comey's appearance before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 8, 2017.

The internet, being the internet, went wild over Sen. Dianne Feinstein's seersucker suit: