Chart of the day II: Public tells Trump ‘Stop tweets’


From the latest Quinnipiac University Poll:

How voters responded when asked “As you may know, Donald Trump made controversial statements throughout the campaign on his personal Twitter account. As president, do you think Donald Trump should keep his personal account, or not?

How people responded when asked “As you may know, Donald Trump made controversial statements throughout the campaign on his personal Twitter account. As president, do you think Donald Trump should keep his personal account, or not?

More from the McClatchy Washington Bureau:

Forget overhauling health care and revamping the nation’s immigration system. Most Americans want President-elect Donald Trump to personally take on a bigger effort: Stop tweeting.

A new Quinnipiac poll Tuesday found that 59 percent of voters want Trump to shut down his personal Twitter account while 35 percent say he should keep typing away.

“Voters tell President-elect Donald Trump, ‘You’ve got the job. Now be a leader, not a tweeter,’ ” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac Poll.

rump unleashed tweets of fury during the Republican primaries and general election, lashing out at his Republican foes, the GOP establishment, Hillary Clinton and the media in 140 characters or fewer.

He was prone to 3 a.m. tweet storms, late-night missives and sometimes controversial weekend observations.

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