DES MOINES, Iowa — Part-time Palm Beacher Donald Trump was surprisingly conciliatory Monday night after finishing second to Ted Cruz in Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses.
Then, the notorious nocturnal tweeter stayed off Twitter for several hours.
Trump’s Twitter stream came back to life late this morning, however, first with a pair of tweets putting a positive spin on his second-place finish:
Then came two tweets taking issue with the way he’s been covered in the media:
And then came a tweet chiding “the voters” for not appreciating his personal financial investment in the race:
Trump put $12.8 million of his own money into the race through Dec. 31, according to his Federal Election Commission report. But he’s not the sole financier of his White House effort. The Trump campaign also logged $6.6 million in contributions through Dec. 31.
Here’s a key portion of the Trump campaign’s FEC summary sheet: