Trump breaks Twitter silence after loss
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate Ex-Trump staffer out at CNN amid “false and defamatory accusations” Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her 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.