In Depth

Donald Trump's most outrageous tweets

The US President's posts are being preserved for posterity. Here are some of his messages that set Twitter alight

The White House has agreed to preserve a record of Donald Trump's tweets after a request from the US National Archives and Records Administration.

The US President has remained a prolific tweeter since he gained office, but a Washington Post analysis of his posts has found they've changed in style - "his habit of using two, three, or even 15 exclamation points at the end of sentences stopped", although single exclamation marks still appear in almost 60 per cent of his messages.

Trump told the Financial Times this week that "without the tweets, I wouldn't be here".

He also lived by everything he'd said: "I don't regret anything because there is nothing you can do about it," he said. "You know if you issue hundreds of tweets and every once in a while you have a clinker, that's not so bad."

Trump's early years on Twitter were often spent weighing in on celebrity matters and none seemed more pressing to him than the relationship between actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.

Of course it wasn't all celeb gossip, he also used the network to promote his role with Miss Universe:

Alongside matters of business, Trump was known to offer his views on some of the big debates of the time: 

The threat of Ebola was also a big worry at one time:

He tweeted a tribute to the victims of September 11th in his own inimitable way:

And had a few choice words for some businesses:

Long before he decided to enter the world of politics, Trump gave an insight into his own views on the presidency:

Barack Obama was a particular target:

But fellow Republicans have also come under attack:

Nor are his tweets confined to matters State-side. Trump, the owner of a number of acres of real estate in Scotland, has a keen interest in the land of his ancestors:

His views on women were to play a key role in the election campaign:

Following his election success, Trump made sure to continue his unique brand of political rhetoric:

No one is safe from his Twitter takes:

And the accusations go far and wide:

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