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Jimmah had his peanuts; Ronnie had his jellies. Trump has aspartame and teeveeeee (in rather extreme quantities).

12 cans of Diet Coke per day!

President Donald Trump drinks roughly 12 cans of Diet Coke every day, according to a lengthy New York Times profile about how he grapples with the daily demands of the presidency.

Trump is famous for his voracious consumption of cable news and tendency to fire off impulsive tweets when he’s displeased with the way he’s portrayed in the media. According to the Times report, the only people allowed to touch the TV remote are Trump and the technical support staff. The Times said the president watches up to eight hours of TV per day.

4 – 8 hours of the plug-in drug!

People close to Trump told The New York Times that Trump spends at least that much time in front of a TV each day, and sometimes spends as many as eight hours watching television.

The Times reports that Trump begins each day around 5:30 a.m. by turning on CNN before quickly flipping to Fox News’s “Fox & Friends.” He occasionally watches MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” because it works him up, Trump’s friends told the Times.


This, being about 7 times my annual consumption of these things – each day!, may explain all the Tweets.

Anyway, to each his own. At least the man smokes a good cigar after a nice, rare steak. Oh, wait….