POLITICO | March 14, 2020 | A look at which Republican presidential hopefuls have the harshest Twitter comments on their Instagrams, Facebooks, or Snapchat accounts, according to a new analysis by The Associated Press.
The AP found that the top 10 most-tweeted names are: Former Florida Gov.
Jeb Bush, former Arkansas Gov.
Mike Huckabee, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), former Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, former Texas Gov.
Rick Perry, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former Wisconsin Gov.
Scott Walker, former New York Gov.
George Pataki, former Ohio Gov.
John Kasich, former Florida Sen. Lindsey Graham, former Louisiana Gov.
Bobby Jindal, former South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, and former Sen. Scott Brown.
The top 10 least-tweets were: Former Rep. Ron Paul (R) of Texas, Rep. Rand Paul (Kan.), Rep. Bobby Rush (Pa.), Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.), Sen (D-Tex.)
Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Sen.(R-Ky.), Sen(R-N.C.)
Lindsey O. Graham (Fla.), Sen John Thune (S., S.D.), Sen, Sen (R), Sen (I-S.D.)
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Trump, however, has been unresponsive, and said Friday on CNN that the system is ‘rigged’ against him.
At the other end of the spectrum, Sen.(N.H.)
Kelly Ayotte, a former New Hampshire Gov.
and 2016 Republican presidential hopeful, tweeted, “I’ll be hosting my first Republican Debate on March 12.
#GOPDebate,” with a link to a YouTube video featuring Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Ayotte later deleted her post and said in a statement that she “did not mean to offend anyone and I apologize for the comments.”
The next 10 most tweeted names at the bottom of the list: Gov.
Bob McDonnell (R.), Sen .
Scott Brown (R.-Mass.), Sen., Sen. Bob Corker (R, Tenn.), Sens.
Jim DeMint (S.), John Thunes (S.-S.
Dak.), and Sen. Mike Rounds (S-S, S.C.).
The next 10 least tweeted names were: Govs.
John Hickenlooper (Colo.), Tom Daschle (Scooba.), Govs.-elect Mike Pence (Ind.), and Gov.
Chris Christie (N.J.).
The last 10 least liked names at #GOPDebating: Gov Gov.
Terry McAuliffe (Va.), Sen-elect Jim DeSantis (Fla.).
Charlie Baker (Mass.), Gov.
Dan Malloy (Mass.)
Govs-elect Kim Reynolds (Neb.), Gov Jon Huntsman (Utah), Govss.
Eric Holcomb (Okla.), and Mike Huckabee (Ark.).
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