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Today marks one year since Donald Trump descended the escalator in Trump Tower to announce his improbable presidential run.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) June 16, 2016
And what a year it has been.
From his feud with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly to his defeat of “Lyin’ Ted,” his march to victory has been one for the record books. While few gave him much of a chance when up against 16 seasoned politicians, one year later the presumptive Republican presidential nominee finds himself matched up against Democrat Hillary Clinton in the general election.
Speaking of Clinton, her campaign took to social media to mark Trump’s one year anniversary. Ironically, if Trump watched the video meant to disparage him, he’s likely to agree with much of the content:
One year ago today, @realDonaldTrump announced his campaign for president.
And what a year it’s been.https://t.co/fYf3Ke7srE
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 16, 2016
Here’s a sampling of other reactions and recollections from social media to Trump’s one year mark:
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One year ago today, @realDonaldTrump announced he was a candidate for President of the United States. And what a year it’s been…
— Phil Mattingly (@Phil_Mattingly) June 16, 2016
One year ago today, Donald Trump entered the race for President. I am wearing black today in observance.
— Conrad Close (@conradclose) June 16, 2016
— AM (@AMTrump4PRES) June 16, 2016
— Eddie.T (@MrEdTrain) June 16, 2016
One year ago today Donald Trump kicked off the most bizarre presidential campaign in history https://t.co/VrIHNBZd6h
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) June 16, 2016
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) June 16, 2016
— Rare (@Rare) June 16, 2016
I went back and watched CNN’s first hour of Trump campaign coverage, one year ago today. It foreshadowed EVERYTHING https://t.co/nsH5xuru2y
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) June 16, 2016
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