How Donald Trump revealed his views on Scotland through Twitter

Donald Trump has long viewed social media as the ideal platform to share his often controversial personal opinions.

Trump at Turnberry

The 45th president of the United States is famously the son of Mary MacLeod, a Hebridean who emigrated from the Isle of Lewis to New York. But what does Trump really think of Scotland? Here’s a snapshot from the world’s most famous Twitter account.

Trump arrived at his Turnberry golf resort on the morning after the Brexit referendum in 2016

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