Aide: Trump stopped morning tweets because he's not watching 'Morning Joe'

Aide: Trump stopped morning tweets because he's not watching 'Morning Joe'
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President Trump made the decision to cut back on his early morning tweets as part of an effort to regain focus following the first month of his administration, according to a new report.

According to the Associated Press, Trump has decreased his use of Twitter in the past few days, ahead of Tuesday's address to Congress, especially in the early morning.

One adviser told the AP the change is a result of Trump no longer watching MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”


Trump has repeatedly tweeted about a particular subject soon after it was discussed on the MSNBC show hosted by Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, both of whom have been outspoken critics of the president. 

In one such incident earlier this month, Scarborough questioned whether chief strategist Stephen Bannon was “calling the shots” in the White House.

Less than an hour later, Trump tweeted, “I call my own shots, largely based on an accumulation of data, and everyone knows it.”

Scarborough and Brzezinski have previously talked about the president’s tendency to watch their program.

"Even when he claims he’s not watching the show and just sending out nasty tweets about it, we’ll look at the camera — Donald, we know you’re not watching the show, but how are you doing?" Scarborough said on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert last week.