Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Dec/14/2017

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Brunson tweeted:

Tim Allen said he was glad he didn't live in Alabama and have to vote because both candidates for the Senate suck. Ditto for the POTUS race!

One of Brunson’s many Twitter followers was quick to chime in.

WhiteWhale0928 tweeted to the Texas Dolly:

this is some serious back peddling

Another, Tim Clark, responded sarcastically to Brunson’s tweet, making reference to the accusations against losing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore that he had molested underage girls more than 30 years ago.

Indeed. One a pedophile and the other hell-bent on prosecuting people who hurt children and providing relief for people forgotten by the system. What a tough decision!

Jason Gilroy added:

Yeah, one’s a child molester, the other’s an incredibly moderate Democrat who brought the Klan to justice. Just TERRIBLE to have to make that choice.

Brunson’s tweets typically result in a wide array of responses, with the octogenarian not afraid to duke it out with his followers.

These days, Brunson appears caught in a no-win situation with many of his followers still devout Trump fans who aren’t exactly happy with the poker pro’s decision to no longer support the US President while others resent the fact he supported him in the first place.

- Nagesh Rath, Gambling911.com

Poker News

WSOP Bracelet Wins for Gal Yifrach, Ryan Bambrick

WSOP Bracelet Wins for Gal Yifrach, Ryan Bambrick

On Saturday, Gal Yifrach added a WSOP bracelet to go with his Circuit ring won 15 months ago. He defeated 868 entries and James Mackey heads-up in the $3,000 no-limit hold’em six-max event, earning $461,798.

Doyle Brunson on Negreanu’s Masterclass ‘Mistake’, Latest WSOP Updates

Poker legend Doyle Brunson has questioned why fellow pro Daniel Negreanu wants to share his knowledge and presumably spread the wealth.

Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Milionaire Maker Gold

Germany's Arne Kern earned $1,173,223 and his first WSOP bracelet in a massive 7,361-entry event. 

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Aug. 2 to Aug. 14

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Aug. 2 to Aug. 14

“The Big 4” Four-Tournament Finale Carrying a Combined $6.5 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools Will Be Televised and Live Streamed in Partnership with Poker Night in America

Close but No Cigar for Brunson, Brian Rast Wins 4th Bracelet at Historic WSOP Event

84-year-old Doyle Brunson had an opportunity to walk away with $259,670 and a bracelet before his expected retirement.

Syndicate