Trump Breaks 15-Hour Silence After Iowa: Media Didn’t Cover Me ‘Fairly’

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks at his caucus night rally, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Donald Trump continued his humble streak on Tuesday, breaking a rare fifteen-hour silence on Twitter with a flurry of posts applauding his second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses.

The usually braggadocious GOP mogul called his experience in the Hawkeye State “great,” a day after saying he was “honored” to finish in second after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during his concession speech.

Even as he expressed pride in his results, Trump excused his loss by saying he did not spend as much time in Iowa as his presidential rivals Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who came in third. He accused the media of devoting insufficient attention to his “long-shot great finish” in the state.

With his loss in Iowa, the real estate mogul is heading to New Hampshire to try to secure support ahead of Tuesday’s primary.

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