#Trumpcare was the most used hashtag by members of Congress in 2017, according to a new study.
Other top hashtags used by lawmakers on Twitter and Facebook included #aca, #taxreform and #protectourcare. The social media analysis was conducted by Quorum.
The most viral Twitter post from a Republican lawmaker in 2017 was Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerFormer Dem Tenn. gov to launch Senate bid: report McConnell ‘almost certain’ GOP will pass tax reform Former New Mexico gov: Trump’s foreign policy is getting ‘criticized by everybody’ MORE‘s (Tenn.) tweet mocking President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE. It has been retweeted more than 148,000 times.
It’s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. Someone obviously missed their shift this morning.
— Senator Bob Corker (R-S.C) (@SenBobCorker) October 8, 2017
The most popular tweet from a politician on the left was Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE’s (I-Vt.) tweet from the Women’s March on Jan. 21.
President Trump, you made a big mistake. By trying to divide us up by race, religion, gender and nationality you actually brought us closer. pic.twitter.com/U7deCCTFx9
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) January 21, 2017
The analysis also looked at app usage. Republican lawmakers are more slightly fond of Instagram then their Democratic counterparts, posting an average of 49 pictures a year compared to 47 for Democrats.
Democrats far out-tweet Republicans though, averaging almost twice as many posts on Twitter over the past year.
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