White House — Trump's tweets are official statements

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by citizenzen, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. citizenzen macrumors 65816

    Mar 22, 2010
  2. Zenithal macrumors 603

    Sep 10, 2009
    Just watch El Spicy backtrack in a day or two.
  3. citizenzen thread starter macrumors 65816

    Mar 22, 2010
    The classic trump move would have been for Spicy to say they aren't official statements, only to have donald insist (with tweets) that they ARE THE MOST OFFICIAL STATEMENT THAT ANY PRESIDENT HAS EVER MADE IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.
  4. Zenithal macrumors 603

    Sep 10, 2009
    Damn. I haven't been keeping up. It's clear my "Road Guide to the White House 2017" is already outdated.
  5. chown33 macrumors 604

    Aug 9, 2009
    This seems to mean the "covfefe" tweet was an official statement. But it was deleted. So is that a violation of the Presidential Records Act or not?

    I'm sure Twitter still has a backup, as nothing on Twitter servers ever really dies, but it would be nice to know whether it can be brought back for public access, to benefit future generations who may be doing linguistic research.

    Because 2017 has been a fairly covfefe year so far, and I expect it to get even covfefier before it gets better.
  6. MadeTheSwitch macrumors 6502a


    Apr 20, 2009
    No worries, twitter is on it either way no matter what the White House thinks:

    New bot turns President Trump's tweets into 'White House statements'


    I love the internet sometimes, I really do. This is so totally awesome. :D

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