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Trump Says He'll Be 'Restrained' With His Twitter Use As President

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"It’s a great form of communication. Now do I say I’ll give it up entirely?” he said. “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 — a network, or whatever, ‘cause of course, CBS would never do a thing like that right? I have a method of fighting back.”

Stahl then tried to clarify that he would do that as president.

"I’m going to do very restrained, if I use it at all, I’m going to be very restrained," Trump replied.

He then touted his use of social media again.

"It’s a modern form of communication. There should be nothing you should be ashamed of. It’s where it’s at. I do believe this, 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," Trump said. "I think that social media has more power than the money they spent, and I think maybe to a certain extent, I proved that."

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