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Conan O'Brien Just Explained Why Trump Has Been Silent On Twitter--And We're Chuckling

By Chet Dawson

There was a moment today in which there were no tweets from President Trump. No one knew what to think. Nobody but Conan O'Brien, that is, who chimed in with a characteristically wise insight.

"Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter. I bet his staff tricked him with one of these," he tweeted along with a photo of a Chinese finger trap.

Not long after, the President's tweets resumed, presumably because he could still hold a phone and tweet with his thumbs, but it might have take him a little while to figure that out.