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There’s at least one definition of President Donald Trump that we can all agree on—he’s the tweeting president.
Unlike his predecessor, Trump has provided the public with an unfiltered look at the chief executive’s immediate thoughts, inventing a new word along the way. His volatile tweets have derided his own staff, the public, and even overseas political leaders.
Twitter also serves as Trump’s public forum where he blocks people critical of him. And he uses the micro-blogging service as his own personal media outlet.
Tuesday night, for example, he tweeted that he would nominate Christopher Wray to replace James Comey as the FBI director.
All said, the public is growing tired of Trump’s tweets, according to a new voter poll (PDF). His @realDonaldTrump handle has 31.8 million followers and “35K” tweets.
Trump isn’t tired of Twitter, though. On Tuesday, he tweeted that the mainstream media “is working so hard” to get him to quit Twitter. “They hate that I can get the honest and unfiltered message out,” he tweeted.
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