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President Obama Joins Twitter, for Real This Time

The @POTUS tweets will come exclusively from him, the White House says.
President Obama Speaks At The National Peace Officers' Memorial Service
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After six years in the White House, President Barack Obama has his own Twitter account. 

“Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account,” the president said using the verified handle @POTUS on Monday, anticipating skepticism about his new social-media presence.