Trump on Twitter (Aug 14) - Luther Strange, Merck Pharma, Charlottesville


The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy.

@realDonaldTrump :

- Heading to Washington this morning. Much work to do. Focus on trade and military. #MAGA [0626 EDT]

- Luther Strange of the Great State of Alabama has my endorsement. He is strong on Border & Wall, the military, tax cuts & law enforcement. [0638 EDT]

- The Obstructionist Democrats have given us (or not fixed) some of the worst trade deals in World History. I am changing that fast! [0654 EDT]

- Now that Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council,he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES! [0854 EDT]

- .@Merck Pharma is a leader in higher & higher drug prices while at the same time taking jobs out of the U.S. Bring jobs back & LOWER PRICES! [1809 EDT]

- Big day in Washington, D.C., even though White House & Oval Office are being renovated. Great trade deals coming for American workers! [1817 EDT]

- Leaving for New York City and meetings on military purchases and trade. [1822 EDT]

- Made additional remarks on Charlottesville and realize once again that the #Fake News Media will never be satisfied...truly bad people! [1829 EDT]

- Feels good to be home after seven months, but the White House is very special, there is no place like it... and the U.S. is really my home! [2306 EDT]

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(Compiled by Bengaluru bureau)