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The Problem With Our Twitter President

Will Ragland discusses President Trump's Twitter habit—and why there is no discernible division between his online presence and real-life actions.

Never one to heed advice, President Trump recently announced he will be live-tweeting this week’s Democratic debates — ignoring public opinion and his own supporters, who say, “I wish he would tweet less.”

Unique to this presidency, his personal Twitter timeline gives us a window into what he focuses on hour to hour, and it’s clearly not on the promises he made to lower drug prices, overhaul the nation’s infrastructure, massively increase wages, preserve Medicare and Social Security, and ensure quality coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.

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Authors

Will Ragland

Senior Director of Research, Advocacy