Trump’s day in tweets: Monday, July 17 – Los Angeles Times

His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up — or down — and galvanize the American public.

We’re watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication now that he’s commander in chief. Here is everything Trump has tweeted since he was sworn in as 45th president of the United States. In many cases, we look at what he was reacting to and whether what he said was accurate. And, as much as possible, we’ll relate what else was going on at the time. Check back for more as Trump continues to tweet.

Trump’s day in tweets: Monday, July 17

President Trump tweeted about:

  • A fresh defense of his son, Donald Trump Jr., from criticism stemming from his disclosure that he met during the 2016 campaign with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer
  • A push for Republicans to immediately repeal the Affordable Care Act, then start from scratch on a replacement, which came amid the collapse of the latest GOP healthcare bill, as two more Republican senators announced their opposition to their party’s plan

Trump did not tweet about:

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