Scott Walker: Trump should ‘tweet more’

Greg Nash

Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker encouraged President Trump to “tweet more” on Friday, in stark contrast to recent Republican backlash over some of Trump’s more incendiary tweets.

“Unlike others, I’d tell him to tweet more, to be on Facebook more, to get the message out more, but to be focused,” Walker told FOX’s Julie Banderas.

He praised the president’s direct connection on social media with “all these great Americans.”


“Tweet more, I’m fine with that, but don’t get off in the weeds on other issues,” the 2016 presidential candidate said. “Focus on the things that the people that elected you said you wanted to have done … and the American people, I think, will come along with him.” 

Trump started a media firestorm Thursday morning when he attacked MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski on Twitter, adding to a long list of tweets during his presidency taking aim at his media critics.

He sparked criticism from both sides of the aisle. A growing number of GOP allies have since directly asked Trump to stop tweeting.


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