A bunch of us keep trying to get Trump’s minion from polluting Twitter with his whining crap.
Trump Can’t Believe ‘Con Man’ Bob Woodward Was Allowed To Write His Book
Donald Trump erupted Friday about Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa’s book “Peril” ― more than two months after it was published and its revelations about the former president filled the media.
“It’s incredible that someone is even allowed to write this stuff,” Trump wrote in a statement.
He called Watergate legend Woodward a “longtime Con Man” and Costa his “lightweight lapdog.”
Trump appeared to be particularly incensed about revelations that the U.S. may have edged dangerously close to war with China amid his unpredictability after his 2020 election loss — and the subsequent Jan. 6 violence at the U.S. Capitol.
“I never had even a thought of going to war with China, other than the war I was winning, which was on TRADE,” he wrote.
Though Trump instituted massive tariffs on goods from China to pressure the nation into a trade agreement, the Phase One trade deal finally eked out by his administration in 2019 is largely regarded as a failure.
Trump also claimed that China was pouring millions of dollars in tariffs into the U.S. Treasury — but it is in fact American importers who pay tariffs, not China. A study in 2019 estimated that Trump’s trade war was costing U.S. companies and consumers $3 billion a month.
Trump’s statement was posted by his paid aide Liz Harrington on her Twitter account. She posts every one of his statements, sometimes several a day, even though Trump has been banned from Twitter.
Twitter has a “ban evasion policy” that bars other accounts from being used as a platform for blocked users, but the company has taken no action against Harrington.
WASHINGTON ― A paid spokesperson for former President Donald Trump is posting his same election lies on Twitter that incited the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol and got Trump permanently banned from the platform two days later.
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