Trump Quietly Deletes Tweet Urging Followers to Tune Into Sean Hannity

Prior to Tuesday night's episode of Hannity on Fox News, President Donald Trump tweeted that his followers should tune into the show. Then the tweet disappeared from Trump's feed.


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The deletion is unusual for Trump, who often tweets factually or grammatically incorrect content without deleting it.

During the broadcast of the advertised episode, host Sean Hannity praised Trump's Twitter feed in glowing terms. “Tonight on Twitter, [Trump is] driving the left predictably, absolutely insane. You’re gonna love this,” Hannity said. The chyron below him read: “Trump On Fire On Twitter."

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit watchdog organization, criticized Trump's tweet as an advertisement. The organization has challenged Trump on multiple fronts since he took office, claiming that the president is in violation of both the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution and the Presidential Records Act of 1981.

Trump offered no explanation for deleting the tweet about Hannity. A tweet remains from the same time period in which Trump claims he'll be holding some sort of bizarre event on Monday to further attack the news media.

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