Swedish politician on Trump's tweets: like rockets that 'disappear into nowhere'

Swedish politician on Trump's tweets: like rockets that 'disappear into nowhere'
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A top Swedish politician and diplomat on Sunday mocked President Trump's tweets, comparing them to a rocket that launches into the air before disappearing all together. 

"I guess Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning tech Bharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal charges Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open MORE is now preparing to launch a tweet. It will lift off in smoke and fire, and then with a roar disappear into nowhere," tweeted Carl Bildt, who formerly served as Sweden's prime minister. 

 

Bildt current serves as a co-chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations. 

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Trump regularly uses Twitter to get out his message, whether to slam the "fake news" media, call out politicians who cross him, push his agenda or make policy announcements.

The president's advisers have reportedly attempted in the past to tame his use of Twitter, even calling for an “intervention” in May to get Trump to show restraint on the social media platform.

Prior to taking office, the president suggested he would be more restrained on Twitter.

"I'm going to do very restrained. If I use it at all, I’m going to be very restrained," Trump said of the social media platform in a November interview with "60 Minutes."

But his use of the platform has spilled over into his presidency, with Trump reportedly tweeting an average of five times a day during his first 100 days in office.