Trump Goes on Retweet Frenzy Amid Shutdown Stalemate, Latest Russia Reports


Amid poll data that shows that he hasn’t really been able to sway anyone in favor of a Southern border wall, President Donald Trump deployed arguably the most powerful tool in his arsenal to try and rally support — his Twitter account.

Morning tweeting from the president is nothing new, of course. But Tuesday’s activity is noteworthy in that it predominantly consisted of retweets. Among the far-right conservatives whom Trump amplified in an effort to drive home his points to a mass audience; Talking Points USA founder Charlie Kirk, former CNN contributor Paris Dennard, and Donald Trump Jr.

And the border wall was not the only topic on the president’s mind. Amid the latest reports on Russia and the FBI from The New York Times and the Washington Post, the president also retweeted some commentary from his backers on the special counsel’s investigation.

Here’s a look the posts which moved the president to hit the retweet button this Tuesday morning:

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