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Trump Hotels' Twitter account trolled after president's immigration order

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An old Tweet is coming back to haunt the cornerstone of President Donald Trump's travel empire.

A simple post from Trump Hotels' official Twitter account asking people to share their “favorite travel memory” has been subject to a barrage of criticism in the wake of the president's executive order to suspend the country’s refugee program and temporarily ban immigration from seven mostly-Muslim nations over the weekend. 

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In 2011, Trump Hotels' Twitter account asked followers: "Tell us your favorite travel memory — was it a picture, a souvenir, a sunset? We'd love to hear it!" 

Now, more five years later, that simple tweet has taken on an entirely new meaning. In the wake of the president's controversial order, anti-Trump Twitter users are responding to the 2011 tweet en masse with their own "favorite travel memories," many of which appear to take aim at Trump's policy by recounting personal immigration anectdotes:

But it wasn't just Trump's travel ban that had people up in arms. Many were happy to voice their disapproval with Trump in general:

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And still others took the opportunity to attack the quality
of the hotels themselves:

As of Monday afternoon, the original Trump Hotels tweet had over 7,000 replies and hundreds of retweets.