Many other social media users were quick to counter Trump Jr's tweet:
On Saturday, president Trump retweeted a tweet from the conservative commentator Terrance K Williams, that suggested the Clintons were responsible for the recent death of the disgraced financier and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.
In the retweet, the hashtag #TrumpBodyCount and #ClintonBodyCount were both used:
Died of SUICIDE on 24/7 SUICIDE WATCH ? Yeah right! How does that happen
#JefferyEpstein had information on Bill C… https://t.co/K6wYB1E2sv
— Terrence K. Williams (@Terrence K. Williams)
On Saturday, Epstein was found dead in his prison cell, where he had been awaiting trial, and officials said that he had died by suicide, despite being on suicide watch following a recent attempt.
In response to the conspiracy theories shared by Trump, many social media users began using the hashtag #TrumpBodyCount in order to share examples where they thought that Trump was responsible for deaths.
#trumpsbodycount 7 immigrant toddlers, countless immegrant adults, 19 in Philadelphia Synagogue, 9 in CA, 1 in Char… https://t.co/TmF27HG2zq