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.
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President Trump’s tweets in recent days condemning the actions of his own Justice Department have reached an intense level, revealing the president's increasing agitation about the government’s probe of Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election and the attention it has drawn.
On Sunday, Trump again called the investigation a “witch hunt.”
Trump’s intemperate tweets have by now become commonplace, but few have been as revealing as last week’s volley of statements.
Casting aspersions on the Justice Department and its inquiry, Trump on Friday seemed to confirm that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the special counsel looking into Russia’s actions.
On Sunday, however, Jay Sekulow, one of Trump's lawyers, insisted that the president’s statement did not amount to an acknowledgment that he was under investigation.
Trump’s tweet was “in response” to a Washington Post story last Wednesday indicating that the special counsel’s probe now included the president, Sekulow said in television interviews. Trump was merely restating what the Post and other media had reported, Sekulow suggested.