Stephen King says President Trump blocked him on Twitter

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"I'm terrified that he'll become president".

"Trump has blocked me from reading his tweets".

King lives in Bangor, Maine, and uses his Twitter account to criticise Trump regularly.

The tipping point appeared to be a couple of pointed barbs aimed at at the president's cabinet and his daughter, Ivanka Trump.

In February King tweeted that Trump "screws up" America's relationship with Australia, calling him "an impulsive, bad-tempered idiot".

Recently, President Trump has been blocking people who disagree with him on Twitter, including a veterans group who's opposed to his travel ban, but according to lawyers for two of those blocked Twitter users, his blocks may be unconstitutional.

Others, though, have found the abrupt cutoff more disturbing.

Donald Trump has blocked Vote Vets, a progressive, pro-LGBT veterans group, on Twitter. Later, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling assured the prolific writer that she would keep him abreast of the president's missives.

Here are 68 times (so far) King has referenced Trump via social media (minus the one time King joked about Melania Trump plagiarizing Michelle Obama at the Republican National Convention last year).

Twitter users were amused by the exchange between the popular authors.

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