How Donald Trump's Old Tweets Haunt Him Today

While President Donald Trump’s old tweets are often played for laughs, they can sometimes conflict so egregiously with his White House’s public statements that they become a valuable time capsule.

Many who’ve delved into the searchable archives of the president’s more than 35,000 tweets find that the social media posts take on new relevance as the Trump administration tries to move forward on its agenda.

Moderators of the subreddit r/TrumpCriticizesTrump told NBC News they think taking a closer look at Trump’s old posts is “valuable” because it forces people, even his supporters, to confront and attempt to explain his inconsistencies.

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