Can Trump’s tweets affect policy decisions on Capitol Hill?
by Scott Thuman, Sinclair Broadcast Group
President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 5, 2017. Trump is making the case for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control system. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Raw and reactionary, Twitter is often the president’s first go-to when he has something to say.
With more than 35,000 tweets typed and over 31 million followers reached, the screen often splits along party lines.
“I think it’s frankly refreshing,” Republican Rep. Chris Collins of New York said.
“He’s certainly embarrassing all of us at this point,” Democratic Rep. Andre Carson of …