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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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Trump says he'll 'be strongly protecting American interests' on his first official trip abroad

As he prepared to depart on his first official trip abroad, President Trump assured the public that he would "strongly" protect American interests during his eight-day tour of the Middle East and Europe.

Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and Vatican City before he attends NATO and G-7 summits in Brussels and Sicily, respectively.

As part of his "America First" policy, Trump said during last year's campaign that he was interested in engaging internationally only when the United States stood to gain.

But since taking office he has backed off some of his more provocative foreign policy promises, including withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, ditching the North American Free Trade Agreement and declaring China a currency manipulator.

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