The 25 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for The Anti-Trump Resistance

For real news, smart reactions, and the occasional-but-necessary laugh

If you want to stay fully informed on the Trump administration’s latest machinations, which seem to occur, oh, about every 15 minutes, these are 25 people you need to be following right now…


Politicians of all stripes have been vocal in their criticisms of the president, from both the right and left. It’s almost like how politics is supposed to work sometimes. Thanks, Trump?

1. Michigan Representative Justin Amash
Facebook: @justinamash
Twitter: @justinamash

2. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra
Twitter: @xavierbecerra

3. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker
Facebook: @corybooker
Twitter: @corybooker

4. California Governor Jerry Brown
Facebook: @jerrybrown
Twitter: @JerryBrownGov

5. California Senator Kamala Harris
Facebook: @KamalaHarris
Twitter: @KamalaHarris

6. Washington Representative Pramila Jayapal
Facebook: @pramila.jayapal
Twitter: @RepJayapal

7. California Representative Ted Lieu
Facebook: @RepTedLieu
Twitter: @RepTedLieu

8. Former Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin
Facebook: @mcmulline
Twitter: @Evan_McMullin

9. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla
Facebook: @alexpadilla4ca
Twitter:  @AlexPadilla4CA

10. Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse
Facebook: @SenatorSasse
Twitter: @SenSasse


Many pundits have been outspoken in their criticisms of this White House. Which is one of the duties of a free press. Whether the president likes it or not.

11. Max Boot (Foreign Policy)
Twitter: @MaxBoot

12. David Corn (Mother Jones)
Facebook: @davidcorndc
Twitter: @DavidCornDC

13. Lauren Duca (Teen Vogue)
Twitter: @laurenduca

14. Mark Harris (Vulture)
Twitter: @MarkHarrisNYC

15. Clara Jeffery (Mother Jones)
Twitter: @ClaraJeffery


These are just a few of the many, many, many, many, many entertainers who have taken issue with the current administration.

16. Samantha Bee (Full Frontal)
Facebook: @fullfrontalsamb
Twitter: @FullFrontalSamB

17. Rob Fee (UnConventional)
Facebook: @rob.fee
Twitter: @robfee

18. Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley)
Twitter: @kumailn

19. Trevor Noah (The Daily Show)
Twitter: @Trevornoah

20. Patton Oswalt (Actor, Writer, Standup)
Twitter: @pattonoswalt


Sometimes they write. Sometimes they are out in the streets. Sometimes they are rogue employees of the National Park Service.

21. Bad Hombre Badlands NPS
Twitter: @BadHombreNPS

22. Garry Kasparov
Twitter: @Kasparov63

23. Shaun King
Facebook: @shaunking
Twitter: @ShaunKing

24. DeRay Mckesson
Facebook: @dmckesson
Twitter: @deray

25. Rafia Zakaria
Twitter: @rafiazakaria

The Absurd

Bonus: Half an Onion in a Bag
Twitter: @HalfOnionInABag

Half an Onion is currently at 776,000 followers and counting.

Holler at us in the comment section with your must-follows that aren’t on this list.

Joe Donatelli is the Senior Writer at Los Angeles magazine. You can follow him on Twitter @joedonatelli and Facebook. He wrote: Where to Follow Real News and Get Real Facts if You Live in L.A.