First Tweets: Individual-1 tries to distract us from his golf weekend

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Executive time was spent waiting to get on the plane to Alabama en route to the golf weekend in Florida, and resulted in ten tweets this morning. He will spend 30 minutes in Alabama delivering his thoughts and prayers.

At 12:25 EST, AF1 touched down at Auburn University Regional Airport.

During the roughly 25 min flight, POTUS received an aerial tour of areas impacted by the tornadoes. From his seat, your pooler was unable to see the damage but be sure to check the photos as I believe pool photog were able to capture aerial images of AF1 flying over the damaged area.

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More lies and distractions but Trump did want to prep the ground for his pardon by referring to collusion.

Q Are you ruling out a pardon for Manafort?

THE PRESIDENT: Say it?

Q Are you ruling out a pardon for Manafort?

THE PRESIDENT: I don’t even discuss it. I have — the only one discussing it is you. I haven’t discussed it.

I know that, in watching and seeing you folks at night, that Michael Cohen lied about the pardon. It was a stone-cold lie. And he’s lied about a lot of things, but when he lied about the pardon, that was really a lie. And he knew all about pardons. His lawyers said that they went to my lawyers and asked for pardons. And I can go a step above that, but I won’t go do it now.

Q Why do you think Cohen is suing the Trump organization?

THE PRESIDENT: Why what?

Q Why do you think Cohen is suing the Trump organization?

THE PRESIDENT: It’s the most ridiculous suit I’ve ever seen. Bad lawyer. I had a bad lawyer.

Go ahead. That happens.

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Trump visited his golf clubs more than 150 times in his first official year in office, and at least 77 times in his second year in office.

However, the precise number of times Trump has actually played golf is difficult to track. His administration has tried to hide Trump’s activity, keeping his traveling press pool away and often refusing to confirm whether he has played golf. Instead, social media has become a source of crowd-sourced reporting into the president’s whereabouts.

During the campaign, Trump argued that Americans should vote for him because he would rarely leave Washington. He promised that he wouldn’t go golfing or take vacations because there was too much work to do.

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David

Why his staff continues to support him is one of the great mysteries of life.

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The lying bastard. He should be thrown out of office. All he does is do harm to our country. Republican party should be abolished since they do no oversight on this illegitimate president. They are just as bad as individual 1.