President Donald Trump Says He Won’t Stay Off Social Media

On 1 August 2017 President Trump tweeted that social media was the "[o]nly way for [him] to get the truth out," citing the "Fake News Media" and "enemies."

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may be trying for a reset in the West Wing, but he is making clear that he is not changing his twitter habit. On Twitter Tuesday, Trump said: “Only the Fake News Media and Trump enemies want me to stop using Social Media (110 million people). Only way for me to get the truth out!” The tweet came one day after retired Gen. John Kelly took over as Trump’s…

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