Trump ramps up ‘witch hunt’ tweets; how they compare to ‘#MAGA’ and ‘fake news’

Trump ‘witch hunt’ tweets by month, via

Even before this morning’s “WITCH HUNT!” tweet, May has been a record-breaking month for President Donald Trump‘s use of the term to criticize the ongoing probe into whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

The @realDonaldTrump Twitter account has used the term 15 times this month, shattering last month’s record of nine “witch hunt” mentions, according to

Part-time Palm Beach resident Trump has used the term “witch hunt” 49 times as president, according to the site devoted to archiving his tweets.

For comparison, he has tweeted “MAGA” — the Trumpian abbreviation for “Make America Great Again” — 74 times as president.

Trump has tweeted the term “fake news” 194 times since taking office.



Author: George Bennett

George Bennett has been a Palm Beach Post reporter since 1992. He grew up in Bethesda, Md. and is a graduate of The George Washington University. Follow him on Twitter @gbennettpost

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