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.
President Trump tweeted Thursday on the status of the healthcare plan to replace Obamacare, which was revealed this week by Republicans and has met with opposition from both the left and right.
The tweet comes a day after Republican leaders worked frantically to salvage the overhaul, warning naysayers in the party to join or risk being blamed for breaking the GOP’s promise to repeal and replace Obamacare.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) insisted that Trump was on their side, and he sharpened his tone to push reluctant Republicans to embrace “what we’ve all been dreaming about,” rather than doom the bill over their differences.
On Thursday morning, the bill had one early triumph as it passed through the Ways and Means Committee.