Geneva: With more than 52 million followers, US President Donald Trump is by far the most followed world leader on Twitter, with the Pope trailing him by some 4.5 million followers, a study showed on Tuesday.
The number of Trump’s followers has “more than doubled since taking office”, the study authors said. The @realDonaldTrump account also counts nearly 10 million more followers than third-place holder, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the latest ‘Twiplomacy’ study by communications firm Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW).
Brett Kavanaugh picked for SC
Trump on Tuesday has nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court Judge, setting the stage for a bruising confirmation battle, reports said on Tuesday. The President also praised his pick as a “brilliant jurist”, reports said.
The nominee, a District of Columbia appeals court judge, is Trump’s second appointment to the highest court in the land.
Driver sues US PREZ for unpaid overtime wages
Donald Trump’s personal chauffeur for some 25 years has filed a lawsuit against him, alleging that the US President owes him a whopping $350,000 in unpaid overtime wages. Noel Cintron, 59, claims in a Manhattan Supreme Court suit filed that ‘in an utterly callous display of unwarranted privilege and entitlement Trump exploited and denied significant wages to his own long-standing personal driver’, reports showed.
Putin ‘easiest’ of my meetings, says don
Trump launched a week-long Europe trip on Tuesday with harsh criticism for NATO allies and predicted the ‘easiest’ leg of his journey would be his scheduled sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump said he ‘can’t say right now if Putin is a friend or foe, but called him a competitor’.