Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFLOTUS tweets her thanks Agriculture head backs Perez in DNC race Army nominee accused of punching concessions worker: report MORE says he’d rein in his use of Twitter if elected to the White House.
Speaking at a town-hall style event in Beaufort, S.C., Trump on Tuesday said he will “tone down” his bombastic style on social media if he wins in November.
“It’s a modern, great way of communicating,” Trump said. “Now, we have to use it in moderation perhaps. And if you become president, it has to be toned down a lot. I fully understand that. I’m an intelligent person. I’ll tone it down a lot.”
Still, Trump marveled at how he’s able to control the media just by tweeting out his thoughts.
“It’s unbelievable,” Trump said. “I’ll say a little statement about somebody. I’ll say Jeb Bush is a total stiff. And the next minute I’ll be in my apartment with my news on, they’ll have breaking news about it. I’ll say Ted CruzTed CruzCaitlyn Jenner to attend Trump inauguration: report Trump’s UN pick threads needle on Russia, NATO Haley slams United Nations, echoing Trump MORE is a terrible, terrible liar, the worst I’ve ever seen. ‘We have breaking news.’ ”