His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up — or down — and galvanize the American public.
We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication now that he’s commander in chief. Here is everything Trump has tweeted since he was sworn in as 45th president of the United States. In many cases, we look at what he was reacting to and whether what he said was accurate. And, as much as possible, we'll relate what else was going on at the time. Check back for more as Trump continues to tweet.
Shortly after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that the "policy of strategic patience has ended" in U.S. dealings with North Korea, President Trump tweeted his own take on Kim Jong Un's regime.
Tillerson, who is traveling in Asia, made his remarks Friday in South Korea.
“Certainly we do not want for things to get to a military conflict,” Tillerson told reporters there. “We’ve been quite clear on that in our communications. But obviously if North Korea takes actions that threaten the South Korean forces or our own forces, then that will be met with an appropriate response."