Election anniversary: Twitter recap


Kenna Howorth and Shalah Russell

This month marks the one year anniversary of the 2016 presidential election. America’s current president, Donald Trump, is infamous for using social media as his main platform; the most famous one being Twitter. Whether you agree with his beliefs or not, Trump has sparked countless talks revolving around his Twitter account. Here are some of Donald Trump’s most controversial tweets he has posted since being elected.

“We did it! Thank you to all of my great supporters, we just officially won the election (despite all of the distorted and inaccurate media).”

Dec. 19, 2016, 6:51 p.m.

“I will be America’s greatest defender and most loyal champion. -DJT”

Jan. 27, 2017, 10:43 p.m.

“We will stop the drugs from pouring into our country & poisoning our youth, and we will expand treatment for those who have become addicted.”

Feb. 28, 2017, 9:21 p.m.

“We must restart the engine of the American economy, making it easier for companies to do business in the US & much harder for them to leave!”

Feb. 28, 2017, 9:30 p.m.

“There is an incredible spirit of optimism sweeping the country right now—we’re bringing back the JOBS!”

Mar. 6, 2017, 6:49 p.m.

“We will rebuild our MILITARY. We will keep our people SAFE. We will take care of our VETS. We will put #AmericaFirst”

Mar. 16, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

“The Wall is a very important tool in stopping drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth (and many others)!”

Apr. 24, 2017, 8:28 a.m.

“It was a GREAT day for the United States of America! This is a great plan that is a repeal & replace of ObamaCare.…”

May. 4, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

“Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do –everybody does. ObamaCare is dead! But our healthcare will soon be great.”

May. 5, 2017, 3:13 p.m.

“The Fake News Media has never been so wrong or so dirty. Purposely incorrect stories and phony sources to meet their agenda of hate. Sad!”

Jun. 13, 2017, 6:35 a.m.

“You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history – led by some very bad and conflicted people! #MAGA”

June. 15, 2017, 7:15 a.m.

“The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea.”

Sept. 3, 2017, 12:14 p.m.

“The WALL, which is already under construction in the form of new renovation of old and existing fences and walls, will continue to be built.”

Sept. 14, 2017, 6:20 a.m.

“Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military? Really!…..”

Sept. 14, 2017, 6:28 a.m.

“The travel ban into the United States should be far larger, tougher and more specific-but stupidly, that would not be politically correct!”

Sept. 15, 2017, 6:54 a.m.

“Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner.The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!”

Sept. 15, 2017, 6:48 a.m.

“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!”

Sept. 22, 2017, 6:28 a.m.

“..our Great American Flag (or Country) and should stand for the National Anthem. If not, YOU’RE FIRED. Find something else to do!”

Sept. 23, 2017,  2:18 p.m.

“People are just now starting to find out how dishonest and disgusting (FakeNews) @NBCNews is. Viewers beware. May be worse than even @CNN!”

Oct. 12, 2017, 8:52 a.m.

“…There is also something appropriate about keeping him in the home of the horrible crime he committed. Should move fast. DEATH PENALTY!”

Nov. 2, 2017, 7:54 p.m.

“My Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes by a rogue employee. I guess the word must finally be getting out-and having an impact.”

Nov. 3, 2017, 6:51 a.m.

“Pocahontas just stated that the Democrats, lead by the legendary Crooked Hillary Clinton, rigged the Primaries! Lets go FBI & Justice Dept.”

Nov. 3, 2017, 7:55 a.m.


Nov. 27, 2017, 12:22 p.m.