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Donald Trump and social media

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Both as a candidate and as President, Donald Trump has used [[Twitter]] more than any other national political figure. President Trump himself noted that he could "get the honest and unfiltered message out" through Twitter, and he wrote on the social media site that "if I would have relied on the Fake News of CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, washpost or nytimes, I would have had ZERO chance winning WH."<ref>Miller, S.A. (June 6, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jun/6/donald-trump-vows-continue-tweeting-i-can-get-hone/ Trump vows to continue tweeting: ‘I can get the honest and unfiltered message out’]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved June 6, 2017.</ref><ref>Quinn, Melissa (June 6, 2017). [http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-media-hates-my-honest-and-unfiltered-twitter-messages/article/2625046 Trump: Media hates my 'honest and unfiltered' Twitter messages]. ''Washington Examiner''. Retrieved June 6, 2017.</ref>
The question arose in the course of defending President Trump's executive order on Muslim travel to the U.S. whether President Trump's tweets were to be considered "official statements" from the President, and White House Press Secretary [[Sean Spicer]] confirmed that they were.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/06/politics/trump-tweets-official-statements/index.html|title=White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'|date=June 6, 2017|accessdate=Septmeber 7, 2017}}</ref>[[ President Trump's personal Twitter account @RealDonaldTrump is frequently retweeted by @POTUS, the official White House account and also his son's Twitter account @DonaldTrumpJr.
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