The Trump Review: Part Three

‘Covfefe’ and a secret meeting

In the third instalment of our series recapping an unprecedented presidency, Joe Sommerlad looks at a baffling tweet and a clandestine gathering at Trump Tower brought to light

Monday 04 January 2021 08:20
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<p>‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe,’ Trump’s tweet read, before trailing off</p>

‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe,’ Trump’s tweet read, before trailing off

Before Donald Trump won the presidency and began using his Twitter account to “terminate” cabinet members, whine about the “LameStream Media” denying him adulation and promote favourable coverage from Fox News, his social media output was rather different.

“Robert I’m getting a lot of heat for saying you should dump Kristen – but I’m right. If you saw the Miss Universe girls you would reconsider,” he told the actor Robert Pattinson over his on-off relationship with Twilight franchise co-star Kristen Stewart on 18 October 2012.

“Cher – I don’t wear a ‘rug’ – it’s mine. And I promise not to talk about your massive plastic surgeries that didn’t work,” he sneered at the pop diva on 13 November 2012.

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