Trump says 'shackles have been taken off'
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpWSJ: Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments Trump hotel charging Sean Spicer ,000 as book party venue Bernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin MORE tweeted Tuesday morning that his “shackles” have been removed and that he is planning on running his campaign “the way I want to.”

“It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to,” he wrote.

“With the exception of cheating [Sen.] Bernie [Sanders (I-Vt.)] out of the nom the Dems have always proven to be far more loyal to each other than the Republicans!” Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, added.

The message came after a string of tweets attacking Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanInterior fast tracks study of drilling's Arctic impact: report Dems unveil slate of measures to ratchet up pressure on Russia National Dems make play in Ohio special election MORE (R-Wis.), who on Monday said in a conference call with GOP members that he would no longer defend Trump or campaign for him in the wake of video surfacing of Trump bragging about groping women.