What You Need to Know About Trump’s Recent Tweets

President Trump caused an upset a couple of weeks ago when we retweeted a gif made to look like he hit a golf ball at Hillary Clinton and caused her to fall. The gif used footage of Trump on one of his numerous golf outings followed by footage of Clinton tripping while boarding a plane in 2011. Critics say that retweeting this gif was childish while others even suggest that it advocated violence against women. So far, more recent Trump tweets have yet to make headlines, but that does not mean we should ignore what he is tweeting.

Soon after Trump addressed the United Nations for the first time, he tweeted a couple of clips of his speech. In the first, he talked about how the United States needs to “totally destroy” North Korea and referred to Kim Jong-un as “Rocket Man.” In the next clip, Trump contradicted the purpose of the UN by saying that all countries should put themselves first and that he will put America before all else. He also mentioned that the US will be a friend to all, so in a way, he contradicted himself. Not such a great first visit to the UN.

Of course, Kim was not pleased by Trump’s threat and responded by releasing a statement in which he accused Trump of “mentally deranged behavior.” In true Trump fashion, Trump responded to Kim’s statement on Twitter. The president tweeted, “Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!” On Saturday evening, Trump tweeted yet another a threat aimed at North Korea.

Since then, Trump has focused his time on speaking out against football players who kneel during the national anthem and calling for people to boycott the NFL. As of Sunday night, Trump has dedicated a total of 10 tweets and retweets to the subject. Over the weekend, Trump also tweet about repealing The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and continued to deny allegations that Russia was involved in the presidential election.

Basically, Trump has stayed on brand with his recent tweets, and as always, people are upset with how the president uses social media. Still, it can be beneficial to take a peek at Trump’s personal twitter from time to time. Trump does occasionally tweet about new policies. In fact, on Sunday night, Trump tweeted out a link leading to a proclamation increasing the controversial travel ban. The ban has been expanded to more countries with political unrest. Perhaps more about what this will mean for refuges will come to light in future Trump tweets.

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