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John Legere

John Legere is no stranger to Twitter.

The T-Mobile CEO has amassed more than 3.59 million followers – more than Jeff Bezos, Paul Allen and Satya Nadella combined. He even has his own Twitter emoji. Why? Because he tweets a lot. Last year, Legere told CNNMoney that he spends “every minute of the day” on the social media site.

“It’s all I do. When I sit alone at a bar, I do Twitter,” Legere said.

And, like with most Twitter celebrities, there’s never been a hard and fast rule on what Legere tweets about. In the last 24 hours, he’s tweeted about penguins, minions and a toothy fish.

There’s one topic notably missing though.

In the past few days, leaders across the tech industry have criticized Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Legere, however, has remained silent on the issue.

The telecommunication industry could see benefits from Trump’s presidency. The new Federal Communications Commission chairman has pledged to roll back net neutrality regulations, and there are several companies rumored to be floating major merger or acquisition deals.

Verizon, AT&T and Sprint have also remained silent about the immigration order.

The only mention of Trump in his feed is a tweet congratulating the president-elect on Election Day.

A 2015 Twitter battle between Legere and Trump has been deleted. After arguing with the soon-to-be president about UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, Legere questioned whether Trump was presidential material.

“I am an undecided Republican… Well not totally undecided, I know what I don’t want :),” Legere wrote in a since-deleted tweet.

Earlier this month, Legere addressed the feud at CES, saying he had moved past it.

“I think so far, all I can say is, as the CEO of a wireless carrier, I’m highly optimistic as to what the environment is going to provide,” Legere said. “I actually look forward to spending some time, if I get the opportunity to meet the president-elect, to talk about, by the way, one of the fastest-growing companies in America.”


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