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.

FP Staff May 19, 2015 18:45:28 IST
Presidential Wars: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton talk trash on Twitter

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.

Presidential Wars Barack Obama Bill Clinton talk trash on Twitter

US President Barack Obama. AP

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:

To which President Obama displaying his usual quick wit, replied:

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