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Donald Trump received a total of 62,984,828 votes during the 2016 US election.
But not every one of those voters are proud of what they did, if the Twitter account “Trump Regrets” (@Trump_Regrets) is anything to go by.
The account is simple – it seeks out people who admit to voting for Trump in 2016 but who now say they regret their decision.
And their reasons for doing so are varied:
1. ‘The worst possible leader at the worst possible time’
Brandon from Somerset, Kentucky voted for Trump in 2016. He says he has never regretted a decision more in his ent… https://t.co/LZuxMp0wG4— Trump Regrets (@Trump Regrets) 1600551583
@TODAYshow @realDonaldTrump Is there an actual plan?? It's a lot of words but if put them in a sentence the result… https://t.co/sT4wW5Ptlw— debbie fore (@debbie fore) 1602811481
Bruce, from Ohio: “I like people that are straight-talking, say what you do, do what you say. That's who I thought… https://t.co/OoF5mRBzxw— Trump Regrets (@Trump Regrets) 1600886604
4. ‘Name calling’
@realDonaldTrump I voted for you. But never again. Name calling makes me sick! No matter how good your policy! An… https://t.co/P8WCweFysZ— bobbiesipe (@bobbiesipe) 1600454591
@Blessing20205 @latimes Ok so I voted for trump in 2016 because as a Hispanic I (not to the liking of other hispani… https://t.co/xFo71EjJQB— Marie 🛻🩺 (@Marie 🛻🩺) 1598978730
6. ‘Childish’ leader
@realDonaldTrump You didn't won. You act like a big yard bully and childish then a leader. Seriously man you got to… https://t.co/zatobza5UE— DJ BAPTISTE (@DJ BAPTISTE) 1601599247
@realDonaldTrump "Totally focused" while you play golf this morning. I voted for you in 2016 but I am working my as… https://t.co/pE5zBJdwGD— CS🔶BlNANCE (@CS🔶BlNANCE) 1599402211
8. ‘Racist, sexist, homophobe’
Message from Richard @Ojeda4America: “Within 5 days of him winning that seat, I knew that I had made a horrible mi… https://t.co/XeXOsrLohu— Trump Regrets (@Trump Regrets) 1601149342
@realDonaldTrump I voted for you but because of your Tiktok tirade I will be voting a #StraightDemocraticTicket Enjoy your tantrum— Douglas Epps (@Douglas Epps) 1600459501
10. ‘Lack of ethical leadership’
@realDonaldTrump It's going to be so nice when we don't have to see/hear you every day. So sorry I voted for you th… https://t.co/RzxDNMhVZ0— Ed Hughes (@Ed Hughes) 1600987544
11. Government shutdown
@realDonaldTrump @LaraLeaTrump LOST MY VOTE bc shutdown, $1700 for 6 months!! Lost state/federal UI benefits when c… https://t.co/ern7RVv9XU— Anthony Esposito (@Anthony Esposito) 1600355935
@realDonaldTrump Mr Trump, these tweets are how you lost my vote and those of many others. I believe the President… https://t.co/BsyRmWng5Z— Deb Freeman (@Deb Freeman) 1600291865
14. Climate science denial
15. ‘Racism and fascism’
@realDonaldTrump @ABC I don't answer polls. I voted for you but not again. You and your racism fascism and encourag… https://t.co/SYI2PzFiGN— 🐝Shay 🦋 (@🐝Shay 🦋) 1598888948
16. Conspiracy theories
17. ‘Narcissistic personality’
Buck, from Fort Myers, FL, who voted for Trump in 2016 after months of deliberation: “My regret and embarrassment c… https://t.co/EOXYvBSBMO— Trump Regrets (@Trump Regrets) 1601045196
The US election is on 3 November and it sounds like Trump has at least 17 less people voting for him.