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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 1:00 am

Trump center of most circulated tweets

Associated Press

NEW YORK – Twitter on Tuesday released its top trending people and topics for 2017, ranging from sports to politics.

Half of the top 10 tweets reveal a year marked by tragedy and sorrow, from a Houston submerged in water, to a concert in Manchester, England.

The blasting by Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James of President Donald Trump rocketed around the world after he “rescinded” Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House to celebrate the Golden State Warrior's NBA championship.

While he did not make the most retweeted list, Trump took the top spot for the most tweeted about an elected world leader. He also came in No. 1 for top tweeted U.S. elected officials, with Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan taking second and third.