President Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton today was the catalyst for quite the Twitter feud between the newly-minted Democratic nominee and Donald Trump. Hillary Trump Twitter spat
Clinton threw some shade at the presumptive Republican nominee – sassing at him with a commonly used meme – motivating disgraced ex-congressman Anthony Weiner and Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committe, to jump in.
It all started with a very typical Trump tweet: 'Obama just endorsed Crooked Hillary. He wants four more years of Obama – but nobody else does,' The Donald wrote.
Then, on Monday, the Associated Press, followed by other news networks said Clinton had enough delegates – when both pledged delegates and superdelegates were counted – to be the nominee.
On Tuesday she spoke before supporters in Brooklyn New York having just won New Jersey and then two other states. She then had enough pledged delegates to claim a majority.
Early Wednesday morning the race in California, where Sanders drained his remaining resources, was called for Clinton too.
On Tuesday night the White House applauded her for earning enough delegates to become the first female major party nominee, Obama would also meet with Sanders Thursday at the White House, a get together that was made at the senator's request.
Then today in rapid fire succession, Obama met with Sanders, Sanders said he was staying in, but likely only through next Tuesday's primary in Washington, D.C.Trump Hillary Twitter Fight
The terse advice from the Democratic presidential nominee was retweeted 130,000 times in about an hour. In a milestone for both Clinton’s campaign and her time on Twitter, it became her most retweeted post ever.
Elizabeth Warren declares herself ready to be Hillary Clinton's running mate
“Delete your account” is a frequently used comeback on social media, often to chastise someone for posting bad content.
It might be considered departure for the often-cautious Clinton, though she has been known to court the millennial vote, performing the viral dance “the dab”with Ellen DeGeneres
The pair crossed words on an eventful day in which Obama formally endorsedClinton for the first time after a conciliatory meeting with her primary opponent Bernie Sanders.
Senator Elizabeth Warren then declared herself ready to be Clinton’s running mate in the US presidential election.
The Massachusetts senator – popular among the progressive wing of the Democratic party – made the declaration shortly after endorsing Clinton, calling her “a fighter with guts” who would keep Trump out of the White H
Trump takes a typically no-holds-barred approach to social media, with the New York Times maintaining a comprehensive list of the “people, places and things [he] has insulted on Twitter”.
Trump has 8.76 million followers to Clinton’s 6.6 million The “delete your account” exchange prompted reactions from across the political spectrum