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@realDonaldTrump’s most politicizing tweets

US President Donald Trump has tweeted more than 5,300 times since June 2016. Here are 15 of his most politicizing tweets.

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Donald Trump tweeted more than 5,300 times from June 2016 through Nov. 1 of this year, a span covering much of his election campaign and the first nine months of his presidency, according to Brandwatch, a social media analysis platform. Click on for a collection of his most politicizing tweets.

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Inauguration Day

This was one of Trump's first tweets after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Then-White House communications director Sean Spicer would be widely ridiculed for saying it was the one of  largest inauguration turnouts in history. Spicer, who resigned after six months on the job, joked about the experience at the Emmys.

Tweet: January 20, 2017

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Keep evil out

Trump rails about his proposed travel ban that would prohibit travelers from seven mostly Muslim countries. Tech leaders weighed in as protests ensued at several major city airports.

Tweet: Feb. 3, 2017

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National security

Trump fires back after a US appeals court court stymied his travel ban, part of a battle that continues to this day. 

Tweet: Feb. 9, 2017

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'Wires tapped'

Trump accused former President Barack Obama of eavesdropping ahead of the November 2016 election.

Tweet: March 4, 2017

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Firing Comey

Trump tweets about his firing of FBI Director James Comey. Comey would later testify before Congress that Russian hackers were meddling with the 2016 US presidential election.

Tweet: May 10, 2017

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Witch hunt

Trump reacts to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into  Russian election meddling. Three congressional committees are also investigating what role Facebook, Twitter and Google may have played in allowing Russian propaganda on their platforms.

Tweet: May 18, 2017

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Covfefe

A curious spelling -- "covfefe" -- became a global trending topic. Then-Trump spokesman Sean Spicer defended the tweet, telling reporters, "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant."

Tweet: May 31, 2017 (now deleted)

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'Complete vindication'

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Crazy Mika, Psycho Joe

Trump lashes out at MSNBC morning talk show hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough. Social media users and the president's foes and allies alike came to Brzezinski's defense. 

Tweet 6/29/17

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'Bleeding badly'

Scarborough, Brzezinski's fiance as well as co-host, used to be friends with Trump and had Trump on his morning show many times. After this incident, he slammed the president and publicly dissolved the relationship. 

Tweet: June 6, 2017

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Modern-day presidential

Trump proclaims a historic shift in how presidents communicate. He often attributes his 2016 victory to his use of Twitter. 

Tweet: July 1, 2017

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Fighting CNN

Trump retweets a tweet of him supposedly clotheslining CNN in a pro wrestling match. Some saw it as boorish and threatening, sparking a national conversation that dominated the Fourth of July weekend news cycle.

Tweet: July 2, 2017

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Little Rocket Man

Trump calls out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a tweet that North Korean officials described as a "declaration of war." The White House said the response was "absurd."

Tweet: Sept. 23, 2017

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National anthem

Trump weighs in on the debate over the national anthem, tweeting that NFL players should be forced to stand when it's performed. 

Tweet: Oct. 18, 2017

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NFL leadership

The anthem controversy touches on issues ranging from labor relations to the freedom of speech.

Tweet: Oct. 23, 2017 

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Corker on Trump's 'untruths'

Trump and outgoing GOP Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee exchange warring tweets...

Tweet: Oct. 24, 2017

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Trump on Corker's competence

Corker's description of the White House as an "adult day care center" prompted Trump to retaliate.

Tweet: Oct. 24, 2017 

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Paul Manafort

Trump fired off a series of tweets after three of his campaign aides were indicted by a federal grand jury in the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

Tweet: Oct. 30, 2017

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'No collusion'

Trump sticks to his guns on the topic of whether his campaign colluded with Russia.

Tweet: Oct. 30, 2017

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Twitter's 'rogue employee'

Trump responds after a contractor on his last day at Twitter took down the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account, causing both panic and jubilation across social media.

Tweet. Nov. 3, 2017

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