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This Bot Turns Trump's Tweets Into "Official" White House Statements

It's like Twitter, but for presidential statements.

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Donald Trump likes to tweet.

Okay, he really likes to Tweet.

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He's also the president.

"I'm President! Can you believe it?!" - President Donald Trump

A new Twitter bot, @RealPressSecBot, fuses these two passions by publishing Trump's tweets in the official White House statement format:

Take a look at the bot in action. Here's a @realDonaldTrump tweet about the London attacks:

Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? That's because they used knives and a truck!

And here it is in White House release format:

That's some contrast, right?

Start following @RealPressSecBot, who treats President Trump's tweets as we all should: Official statements from the White House.

And calling them "tweets" minimizes them. They're statements from the president made on Twitter. https://t.co/oZcwrx1cQ6

Russel Neiss, the coder who built the bot, told BuzzFeed News it only took him 40 minutes to create it. Here's the tweet that inspired him:

For context - because he's President - all of Trump's Tweets should be mocked up in the correct Presidential statem… https://t.co/p1T7fqjAfz


Alex Kantrowitz is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco. He reports on social and communications.

Contact Alex Kantrowitz at alex.kantrowitz@buzzfeed.com.

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