Clinton mocks Trump with her own 3 a.m. tweetstorm
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The difference: Clinton’s tweetstorm focused on national service and avoided any talk of a sex tape.
“It's 3:20am. As good a time as any to tweet about national service,” Clinton’s first tweet said, with a link to a Medium post describing her plans for a new National Service Reserve program designed to encourage volunteering among young Americans.
Her follow-up tweets, all posted between 3:20 and 3:30, called for tripling AmeriCorps memberships and forgiving student loans for those who go into national service.
Clinton’s tweetstorm came a day after Trump, the GOP presidential nominee, posted a series of tweets between 3:20 and 5:30 a.m. Friday morning seeking to discredit former Miss Universe Alicia Machado by drawing attention to tawdry details about her past, including allegations — debunked by fact-checkers — that she filmed a “sex tape.”
Clinton tore into Trump on Friday, calling the tweets “unhinged, even for Trump,” and asking, “What kind of man stays up all night to smear a woman with lies and conspiracy theories?”
Trump defended his late-night tweeting, saying that if a global emergency took place in the middle of the night, “at least you know I will be there, awake, to answer the call!”