Albright: Trump should drop Twitter during overseas trip

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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Thursday said she hopes President Trump drops his Twitter habit during his first foreign trip as president later this week.

“He has to keep his mind on what he’s doing. He represents the United States,” she said on CNN’s “New Day.”

“And I hope, even though we seem to be setting kind of a low bar for this trip, if he just doesn’t make mistakes, I hope that there is not one single tweet about anything during the nine days that he’s gone.”


Albright said she’s worried that Trump isn’t prepared to deal with the “myriad issues that are out there, which are very complicated.”

“And what keeps me up at night is that there’s not a full team that is working at the State Department and all the questions about what is happening inside the White House,” she said.

“That’s what worries me. Because there’s an awful lot happening and we have a president who doesn’t seem to do his homework.”

Trump is scheduled to make his first foreign trip later this week, including stops in Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican.

His trip comes amid several controversies after reports that he shared highly classified intelligence with Russian officials and asked former FBI Director James Comey to end a federal investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.


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