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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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'What's happening last night in Sweden' was apparently a Fox News report

At a Saturday campaign-style rally in Florida just four weeks into his presidency, President Trump made an odd statement in reference to countries that accepted Syrian refugees.

"We've got to keep our country safe," Trump told the crowd. "You look at what's happening in Germany. You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden! Who would believe this?"

There wasn't much happening in Sweden, though. The statement recalled advisor Kellyanne Conway's reference to a nonexistent "Bowling Green massacre." And on Twitter, Ikea jokes ensued.

The next day, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump was referring to a report he had seen the night before. "He was talking about rising crime and recent incidents in general," she said, "and not referring to a specific incident."

Speculation had already begun that Trump was referring to a segment that ran on Fox News the night before. Then the president confirmed that.

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