Don Jr. Says Dad Warned Him to Tone Down His Tweets

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Don Jr. told the hosts of Fox and Friends this morning that his father had warned him several times to cool down his social media rhetoric, that it was “getting a little hot.”

“You know, I realized, it took me 41 years to realize that I was probably a lot more like him than we ever thought. And, you know, backed in a corner, we fight,” he continued. “But every once in a while, I get that call like, ‘Hey, you’re getting a little hot on social.’”

Junior Mint, who was promoting his new book on his dad’s favorite breakfast program, extended the thumb and little finger to mimic a phone to the ear in a re-enactment of a call from the White House.

“‘This is the White House operator. The president would like to speak to you,’” he said, adding: “‘Don, getting a little hot.’”

Even Junior admits his father isn’t very convincing when it comes to advice about Twitter posts.

“But I was like, this may be the one place where I’m just going to say, ‘I’m on my own, and maybe you don’t have the authority to start talking about this.’”

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