Trump’s social media director Dan Scavino Jr. tweeted a video of planes in a flooded airport. He incorrectly stated that the airport was Miami International Airport.
To his embarrassment, the airport tweeted him back pointing out that his statement was false.
This video is not from Miami International Airport.
— Miami Int’l Airport (@iflymia) September 10, 2017
The 41-year-old Republican didn’t bother to apologize for the misinformation, but he deleted his post and wrote a follow-up:
Thank you. It was among 100s of videos/pics I am receiving re: Irma from public. In trying to notify all, I shared – have deleted. Be safe!
— Dan Scavino Jr. (@Scavino45) September 10, 2017
Twitter roasted him not checking the facts:
Dan, a true, honest professional would CHECK HIS SOURCES before posting anything. You’re woefully inadequate in this WH role.
— OneKwatt (@OneKarawatt) September 10, 2017
Well to be fair he serves a woefully inadequate Adminstration who clearly doesn’t know or hire “all the best people.”
— CindyWheeler (@cincity631) September 11, 2017
You’re the social media director, you think you might check your sources with, I don’t know, the government you work for! FFS #FactsMatter
— jeepgirl (@Jeep_TJ_Girl) September 11, 2017
In a national public safety emergency & ur job requires sharing timely accurate info to public-not the clickbait sent via official accounts!
— Eric Ortner (@eortner) September 10, 2017
Trump needs to get rid of this dude.
— J Max (@JMax17841622) September 11, 2017
Wreckless irresponsibility and blatant falsehoods are this WH hallmarks.
— jeremy stout (@73stout) September 10, 2017
Trump likes to accuse the media of fake news, but it’s really Trump and his administration that is pushing the fake news. Most of his own tweets are senseless. It seems like Scavino was following in line with his boss.
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