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UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

Musk, SEC settle legal fight over his tweets about Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said in a court filing Friday that they are settling a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about …


UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 3:04 p.m.

Musk tweets out another Tesla forecast in midst of SEC talks

Elon Musk, already in hot water over his Twitter use, posted another Tesla production forecast reminiscent of the one that landed him before a federal judge earlier this month.


Tim Dahlberg: What is the punishment for offensive tweets?

Sean Newcomb had enough problems explaining the pitch he threw to Chris Taylor when he was within a strike of throwing a no-hitter against the Dodgers. Then he had to …


Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump’s next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters are undermining GOP leaders’ election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, …


Gov. Inslee sticks up for Amazon as Trump tweets continue

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday took to Twitter, President Donald Trump’s preferred medium, to stick up for Amazon after the president’s latest online critique of the Seattle company.


Trump says East could use some ‘global warming’ this weekend

President Donald Trump says the East Coast “could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming” as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to freeze large swaths of the …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 1:50 p.m.

Trump’s Clinton tweets cut against Comey firing explanation

When President Donald Trump fired James Comey in May, he said he was acting on the recommendation of Justice Department leaders who had faulted the FBI director for releasing “derogatory …


Christine M. Flowers: Trump’s tweets were un-Christian

The president of a country that has millions of Muslims who serve honorably in our armed services, who obey our laws and who honor our flag should not be tweeting …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:24 a.m.

Trump tweets strain U.S.-Britain ‘special relationship’

British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Thursday that she is not afraid to criticize a key ally, saying U.S. President Donald Trump’s retweets of a “hateful” far-right group were “the …


‘Keep coming at me guys!!!’: Donald Trump Jr. meets Russia scrutiny with defiance

Donald Trump Jr. had just posted a batch of private messages he exchanged with WikiLeaks during last year’s campaign, confirming reports that he communicated with the website that published stolen …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:23 p.m.

Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether “this horror show” …


A day after criticism, Trump offers support to Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump is assuring residents of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico that he “will always be with them.”


White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN for tweets calling President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” and …


MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ sets viewership mark after Trump’s tweets

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski reached their biggest audience ever when they talked Friday about President Donald Trump’s tweets about their show.


Parker: Tweet revenge costs Trump support

“This is not normal,” people are finally saying in response to Trump’s latest Twitter attacks.


UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:08 p.m.

MSNBC ‘Morning Joe’ hosts fire back at Trump Twitter blasts

“Morning Joe” hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski said Friday that President Donald Trump lied about their December encounter in a tweet and that his “unhealthy obsession” with their program …


Trump pressures House Intelligence Committee to probe Clintons’ ties to Russia, not his

President Donald Trump sought Monday to pressure the House committee investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election, arguing that the panel should be probing Bill and Hillary Clinton’s ties …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 6:26 p.m.

Trump: Nordstrom treated Ivanka “so unfairly;” shares react

Nordstrom shares took a brief tumble Wednesday after President Donald Trump tweeted that the department store chain that decided to stop selling Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessory line had treated …


Michael Gerson: Trump’s tweets are touch and go

It is the rhetorical equivalent of a groan, a shriek, a sneer or a burp. If reason and persuasion are what our politics lacks and needs, Twitter is not the …


A short investigation into the mysterious tweets from press secretary Sean Spicer

In 2017, being press secretary for the White House means that you (or someone working for you) control the verified @PressSec account on Twitter. Most of the tweets from the …


Park Service workers’ step up campaign against Trump

The National Park Service employees’ Twitter campaign against President Donald Trump spread to other parks on Wednesday, with tweets on climate change and a reminder that Japanese Americans were forcibly …


Trump’s tweets are presidential records, but deletions?

The National Archives and Records Administration says President Donald Trump’s tweets are considered presidential records that need to be preserved for historic purposes, but officials have yet to say whether …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

Washington, Idaho leaders respond to Trump’s inauguration

Tweets and statements from Washington and Idaho leaders in response to Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president: U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane


Twitter’s 140 character limit – time to ditch it?

Is it time for Twitter to ditch its 140-character limit as it searches for ways to grow its stagnant user base?


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ JPBlanchette McClendon on Kuma’s no-hitter: “I’m just glad it’s over. I had to pee since the fifth inning and I didn’t want to get up.” @AddictedToQuack BREAKING: Vernon Adams …