Prove It is President Trump Doing the Tweeting February 6, 2017Posted by Coonsey in Uncategorized.
It’s time for the media to make a decision. Will they treat President Donald J. Trump’s Twitter Account as ‘news’ or will they treat it as social communications? It cannot and should not be treated as both because most are related to the United States domestic and foreign actions. Those actions include the president’s Executive Orders, his press briefings, emergency announcements and even possible declarations of war.
If the President wants his tweets to be treated as his administration’s official executive actions then those tweets should be witnessed by random members of the media, including those tweets written during the middle of the night. The President’s own words last year give cause for this requirement.
During a campaign debate last year, when then presidential candidate, Donald Trump, was asked about cyber-attacks in the U.S., and who’s behind them, he said the following, “It could be somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds…”. The President is right, for all Americans know it could be a complete stranger who has hacked into the President’s Twitter account that is writing his tweets. It could even be Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway or some administrative staffer sending out these tweets using the President’s account. There is no way of knowing. (more…)