Trump breaks Twitter silence after loss
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on Trump to end 'monstrous' migrant policies Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as 'cruel' and 'immoral' US denies report of coalition airstrike on Syria MORE finally posted a tweet late Tuesday morning following an unprecedented 15 hours of Twitter silence after being upset in the Iowa caucuses by Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz.
 
"My experience in Iowa was a great one. I started out with all of the experts saying I couldn't do well there and ended up in 2nd place. Nice," the celebrity real estate tycoon tweeted before launching into a tweetstorm.

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Trump regularly uses his Twitter account, with nearly 6 million followers, to go after his political and business foes, as well as to send numerous tweets a day boasting about his poll numbers.

He offered a measured speech Monday night congratulating Cruz after the Texas senator took 28 percent of the vote compared to Trump's 24 percent. Marco Rubio took 23 percent for third place.