Donald Trump’s Twitter Future Will Be ‘Very Restrained’ (Video)

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Now that Donald Trump is the president-elect, his assertive tweeting style may be getting a new look. “If I use it at all, I’m going to be very restrained,” he tells Lesley Stahl on Sunday’s “60 Minutes.”

It’s no secret that Trump has created waves with his frequently confrontive and harsh comments on Twitter, but it looks like that might change as he steps into the role of POTUS. (Notice that we said “might.”)

“I find it tremendous,” he says. “It’s a modern form of communication. There should be nothing we should be ashamed of. It’s where it’s at.”

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Although Trump vows to work on his Twitter self-control, with 14.8 million followers on Twitter followers, 14.4 million on Facebook and 3.8 million on Instagram, he’s not going to give it up entirely — the numbers prove too great to ignore.

“I think I picked up yesterday 100,000 people. I’m not saying I love it, but it does get the word out. When you give me a bad story or when you give me an inaccurate story or when somebody other than you and another network, or whatever, because of course, CBS would never do a thing like that, right? I have a method of fighting back. That’s very tough.”

He’s not kidding when he calls social media “a great form of communication,” one that he believes helped him win the presidency because, in fact, it did.

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“I really believe that the fact that I have such power in terms of numbers with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, et cetera, I think it helped me win all of these races where they’re spending much more money than I spent. And I won. I think that social media has more power than the money they spent, and I think maybe to a certain extent, I proved that.”

Trump and his family will appear in their first post-election television interviews on Sunday’s “60 Minutes,” 7 p.m., ET/PT) on CBS.

Meanwhile, check out a clip from the show above.

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‘Silicon Valley’ Stars Harassed By Trump Supporters in Bar

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“Silicon Valley” star Kumail Nanjiani shared a story of being harassed by a pair of Donald Trump supporters at a Los Angeles bar while out with his co-star Thomas Middleditch on Saturday.

Nanjiani said on Twitter that two young white men, “who’d been there for hours” approached him and his co-star at the bar with the intention of defending Trump. After Nanjiani told them he didn’t want to talk about politics, the actor says the Trump supporters got combative.

“I go ‘Hey we don’t wanna discuss politics right now.’ His friends goes ‘oh they’re cucks.’ Then starts yelling at us. ‘CUCKS CUCKS CUCKS!’” he wrote.

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“He starts getting in my face,” Nanjiani continued. “Thomas puts his hand on the dude’s chest to stop him. ‘Don’t touch me you cuck. Wanna go outside?’”

The Trump supporters were eventually thrown out of the bar after the situation began to escalate, and Nanjiani wrote that the bartender was “awesome & apologetic” about the situation.

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“Out with @kumailn; for no reason two dudes came at us with Trump right wing shit, calling us “cucks”. Never in my life. I hate this. Week 1,” wrote Middleditch, referencing a social media trend from earlier in the week in which users shared stories of abuse and harassment from “Day 1” of a Donald Trump presidency.

Middleditch said the confrontation was at a bar in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, which he dubbed “Gentrification central.”

“I can’t imagine what it must be like to be someone who looks like me in other parts,” wrote Nanjiani, who is Pakistani-American.

See all of the tweets below:

Was at a bar last night with @Middleditch. At the end of the night, 2 white dudes, 20’s, who’d been there for hours came up to us.

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

“We’re big fans of you guys. (To Thomas) I trolled you on twitter yesterday.” He goes on to say how we’re wrong about Trump.

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

I go “Hey we don’t wanna discuss politics right now.” His friends goes “oh they’re cucks.” Then starts yelling at us. “CUCKS CUCKS CUCKS!”

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

He starts getting in my face. Thomas puts his hand on the dude’s chest to stop him. “Don’t touch me you cuck. Wanna go outside?”

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

At this point, the bouncer runs over, grabs them, kicks them out. The bartender is awesome & apologetic. Thomas & I are stunned.

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

This happened at a bar in LA surrounded by ppl. I can’t imagine what it must be like to be someone who looks like me in other parts.

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

We can’t let hate/racism/bigotry/sexism be normalized. If something happens, be safe, but let it be known we won’t stand for this.

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

Many ppl are like “just cuz I voted for Trump doesn’t mean I’m racist/sexist.” Ok, but at best, you ignored it, you overlooked it.

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

We thought Internet would give us access to ppl w different points of view. Instead it gives us access to many ppl w the same point of view.

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

I like the ppl that don’t believe me, as if I’m like “it’s great that I’m on an HBO show but my true passion is to be yelled at in a bar.”

Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) November 12, 2016

Out with @kumailn; for no reason two dudes came at us with Trump right wing shit, calling us “cucks”. Never in my life. I hate this. Week 1.

Thomas Middleditch (@Middleditch) November 12, 2016

.@Tallarico @Thesixler @kumailn This was in Silver Lake. Gentrification central. Unbelievable.

Thomas Middleditch (@Middleditch) November 12, 2016

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Donald Trump May Not Move Into the White House Full-Time

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President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering moving into the White House only part time.

According to the New York Times, Trump is still “coming to grips with the fact that his life is about to change radically,” and is weighing whether he will be able to spend weekends at his home in the Trump Tower in Manhattan or another one of his residences.

“Mr. Trump, a homebody who often flew several hours late at night during the campaign so he could wake up in his own bed in Trump Tower, is talking with his advisers about how many nights a week he will spend in the White House,” the Times wrote. “He has told them he would like to do what he is used to, which is spending time in New York when he can.”

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The Times wrote that Trump was “shocked when he won,” and wishes to maintain as much of his pre-election life as possible. During the campaign, the then-candidate often spent nights flying back to Trump Tower after campaign events across the country.

The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

In other breaks from convention, Trump also wishes to continue managing his own Twitter account and holding large campaign-style rallies once he’s in office. But Trump’s combative Twitter account has already been the subject of negative headlines, just a few days after the election.

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As protests broke out in cities across the country — including Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Oakland, Seattle, Portland, Boston and Miami, among others — in the days following the election, Trump took to Twitter to complain.

“Just had a very open and successful presidential election. Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting,” he wrote on Thursday night. “Very unfair!”

By Friday, Trump had changed his tune and tweeted, “Love the fact that the small groups of protesters last night have passion for our great country. We will all come together and be proud!”

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Mike DuHaime, an adviser to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, told the Times that the Trump camp is intentionally looking to break from tradition.

“I know they’re willing to be unorthodox and want to be true to themselves and not fall into a habit of, let’s just follow precedent on what’s been done,” said DuHaime

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Trump Critics Post Naked Pictures of His Wife in Protest

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Donald Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s presidential election has been met with protests by those upset by the outcome, but others have instead taken aim at his wife, Melania.

A few Twitter users have responded to the election by sharing risque photos from Trump’s past, claiming that she is unfit to serve as First Lady because of her past as a model.

“Ladies & Gentlemen..THIS is our new First Lady of the United States. Stay Classy America,” wrote one angry user.

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Others have come to her defense, labeling the behavior as “slut shaming” and pointing out that her career has nothing to do with her husband’s presidency.

“There are literally thousands of reasons why Trump shouldn’t be president, but ‘Melania posed nude once’ is absolutely not one of them,” wrote one of the future First Lady’s defenders.

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This is not the first time Trump has become the subject of social media mockery since her husband’s campaign thrust her into the national spotlight.

Trump was first turned into a meme after it was uncovered that much of Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention was plagiarized from Michelle Obama, and then again when a shot of her husband appearing to look over shoulder in the voting booth went viral on Election Day.

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Melania Trump, for her part, has sought to stay above the fray, saying that finding ways to address cyberbullying among American youth will be one of her top priorities as First Lady.

“Our culture has gotten too mean and too rough, especially to children and teenagers,” she said in a speech earlier this month. “I do worry about all of our children. As we know, now social media is the centerpiece of our lives … But like anything that is powerful, it can have a bad side. We have seen this already.”

Stop ???? slut ???? shaming ???? Melania ???? we ???? have ???? more ???? important ???? work ???? to ???? do.

(also just stop slut shaming)

— JS Fauquet (@jsfauquet) November 12, 2016

There are literally thousands of reasons why Trump shouldn’t be president, but “Melania posed nude once” is absolutely not one of them

— Megan MacKay ???? (@mmmegan) November 11, 2016

I know this may be a shock but y’all it’s possible to be angry with Trump and his policies/lack thereof without slut-shaming melania

— JamesMichael Nichols (@jamesmichael) November 11, 2016

Comparing Michelle Obama’s first lady portraits with Melania Trump’s nude model shoots is feeding into our country’s misogyny. Just saying.

— Andrew Marin (@ndrewmarin) November 11, 2016

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Hillary Clinton Tells Donors FBI Director Is To Blame for Losing Election

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While the country is reeling from Donald Trump’s surprise win in Tuesday’s presidential election, Hillary Clinton has an explanation.

According to the New York Times, Clinton blamed F.B.I. Director James Comey for her loss in a conference call with campaign donors on Saturday. Comey’s “groundless, baseless” letter to Congress days before the election “stopped our momentum,” said Clinton.

Clinton’s comments on the call mark her first statements since conceding the election on Wednesday morning.

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“We dropped [in the polls], and we had to keep really pushing to regain our advantage, which going into last weekend, we had,” Clinton said. “We were once again up in all but two of the battleground states, and we were up considerably in some that we ended up losing. And we were feeling like we had to put it back together.”

The Democratic nominee said that Comey’s second letter, which cleared her of any wrongdoing, proved to be even more damaging. It simply reinforced the idea put forth by Trump that the political system is “rigged,” and turned out his base in even greater numbers.

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Clinton was widely expected to win Tuesday’s election, but ended up losing a number of states won by Barack Obama in 2012, including Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio, ultimately costing her the race.

In her emotional concession speech delivered the next morning, Clinton thanked and apologized to her supporters while also reminding them that the country owes Trump “a chance to lead.”

“We have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought but I still believe in America and I always will,” she said. “We must accept this result and look to the future.”

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