Speed Reads


Trump deletes series of controversial and chaotic morning tweets

President Trump spent his first morning at home in Trump Tower since his inauguration retweeting a distasteful meme and, in an apparent accident, a random user calling him a fascist.

While Trump eventually deleted both tweets, the first — an image of a "Trump" train hitting a man with a CNN logo for a head — drew criticism for coming shortly after a pro-Trump white nationalist drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville and killed one woman:

On Monday night, Trump also retweeted alt-right personality and Pizzagate conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec:

That retweet remains on his page. Jeva Lange

Editor's note: An earlier version of this article misstated that Trump had deleted his retweet of Jack Posobiec. It has been fixed. We regret the error.