Presidential Wars: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton talk trash on Twitter
Halfway through his second term and six years after he was elected to office, United States President Barack Obama finally made his debut on the micro-blogging site Twitter on Monday.
Halfway through his second term and six years after he was elected to office, 53-year-old United States President Barack Obama finally made his debut on the micro-blogging site Twitter on Monday.
His official handle @POTUS (short for President of the United States) garnered 1.56 million followers in less than 12 hours, indicating his global popularity.
The White House confirmed that it was indeed President Obama who was tweeting from the account while the First lady herself welcomed him to Twitter with an "About time!"
If that wasn't enough welcome, he also engaged in a clever banter with former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday.
Welcoming President Obama to Twitter, Bill Clinton tweeted:
— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) May 18, 2015
To which President Obama displaying his usual quick wit, replied:
— President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015
President Obama was of course referring to the handle of the First Lady of the United States (@FLOTUS) which Bill Clinton would be technically taking over, if his wife Hillary Clinton becomes President.
Bill Clinton was obviously at a loss for words
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