US President Barack Obama has made fun of Donald Trump for having his Twitter access taken away on the final days of the campaign, saying the Republican candidate’s inability to control a social networking account means he cannot be trusted with nuclear codes.
“Apparently, his campaign has taken away his Twitter,” Obama said at a campaign event for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in Kissimmee, Florida, on Sunday.
“Now, if somebody can’t handle a Twitter account, they can’t handle the nuclear codes,” the outgoing president joked.
Earlier in the day, The New York Times had reported that Trump’s aides have taken over his Twitter account and were controlling it to make sure the New York businessman stays disciplined.
Trump’s Twitter account has been one of his effective campaign weapons. Known as a fervent Twitter user, Trump has gone out of his way to reach out to his fans through the 140-character medium.