Apr 27, 2017 - Technology

Trump's tweets are creating new security threats

Susan Walsh / AP

Politico highlighted a uniquely Trumpian headache for Secret Service: Twitter. Trump's tweeting creates an inundation of presidential threats via social media that the agency is not equipped to handle, forcing agents to quickly decide what's credible and what isn't.

"The Twitter thing is creating a lot of hassles. It's generated a tidal wave of threats that the Secret Service can't ignore," a former member of the presidential detail told Politico.

Another tidbit: During his first few months in office, Trump reportedly planned and cancelled two trips back home to Trump Tower and another to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

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