Trump Earns Rare Praise from Blue Check Twitter For Reversing Course on Elephant Trophies


Earlier this week, it was reported that the Trump administration had decided to lift an Obama-era ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from Africa. After facing intense public outcry from all across the political spectrum, however, the president took to Twitter to announce that he had reversed course and was placing the “big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts.”

Following this tweet, many took to Twitter to thank the president for keeping the ban in place. Two of them who offered up praise — Greta Van Susteren and Piers Morgan — were retweeted by the president.

Meanwhile, other Blue Check Twitter folks tossed out reactions that ranged from thanking Trump for doing the right thing to highlighting that it was the public pressure that forced POTUS to maintain the ban.

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