Trump’s Truth Social Sputtered During State of Union address

This photo illustration shows an image of former President Donald Trump reflected in a phone screen that is displaying the Truth Social app. (Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

(Boston Herald/TNS) — Former President Donald Trump’s live “play-by-play” critique of the State of the Union address sputtered as the Truth Social feed struggled.

The site stated early on “Network failed. Please try again” — but some posts slowly began showing near the end of President Joe Biden’s address.

Trump’s 6.67 million followers began seeing some action at about 10:15 p.m. as the former president pointed out that Biden kept coughing into his right hand, “DON’T SHAKE PEOPLE’S HANDS GOING OUT,” Trump wrote.

Trump noted deep into the State of the Union address that Biden is “having a hard time now — The words are not flowing smoothly out of his mouth!”

Another post followed up: “Other countries are laughing at our stupidity on ‘Climate.’ The Green New Scam is destroying our Economy and our Country!”

Another post was a photoshopped image of Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin inside a “Biden/Harris” campaign spoof ad saying “Endorsed by Vladimir Putin.”

A few other early posts by Trump did show, only to disappear again as the site struggled to stay live. It’s not clear why, but it could be a massive crush of new followers or some other glitch.

It didn’t stop the Trump team, however, from pivoting to email alerts as Biden made his way through this address. One missive stated, “Joe Biden’s Education Department is more focused on social justice indoctrination than teaching students.”

A Truth Social post that showed late stated Trump saying of the migrant crisis: “He’s talking about Violence, but Migrant Violence is leading the Worst Crime Wave in history!”

The feed began picking up steam just as Biden was given a Bronx cheer when he said, “finally,” before delivering his closing remarks.

Trump’s post around that time, clearly delayed depending where you were on the feed stated, “He made Iran RICH. This is why we have the problems in the Middle East. With me, Iran was BROKE. He is the reason that the Middle East is blowing up!”

But that was it as Biden ended just after 10:30 p.m. with Biden shaking hands on the way out.

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