Bill Clinton joins Twitter, tweets without Colbert’s help

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Former President Bill Clinton decided to officially join the Twitterverse Wednesday night, posting his own tweets a couple weeks after Comedy Central funny man Stephen Colbert set the account up for him.

“Excited to join @ChelseaClinton and my good friend @StephenAtHome on Twitter!” @billclinton tweeted Wednesday.

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The first tweet was sent from the account Mr. Colbert set up, @PrezBillyJeff, who said, “Just spent amazing time with Colbert! Is he sane? He is cool! #cgiu.”

The 42nd president’s new handle had over 360,000 followers as of Thursday afternoon and Mr. Clinton is already suggested his daughter Chelsea be his micro-blogging coach, USA Today reports.

“I taught @billclinton to tweet! This is almost as exciting as the time I taught Cheney “Dance Dance Revolution,” Mr. Colbert boasted on Twitter Thursday.


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