No more twittering: Trump aides 'wrested away' candidate's Twitter account - NY Times

14:42 Oct. 9, 2016

Trump aides 'wrested away' candidate's Twitter account - NY Times

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a town hall in Sandown, Oct.6 2016 (AP Images)

Hours before the election day, top Trump campaign aides prevented the Republican candidate from posting derogatory tweets

The U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was deprived of using his own Twitter account by his campaign aides, the New York Times report. 

Trump often used to post blunt tweets towards his political rivals, which was considered specifically dangerous hours before the election day starts. 

"Aides to Mr. Trump have finally wrested away the Twitter account that he used to colourfully — and often counterproductively — savage his rivals", the newspaper marks. 

Read more Clinton poll lead over Trump slashed by new FBI email probe - Independent

Being offline Trump still privately muses about all the ways he will punish his enemies after Election Day, NY Times also writes in its editorial. 

 

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