One California Democrat is actually learning for once after making a distasteful tweet about President Trump’s visit to tornado stricken Alabama.
Rep. Ted Lieu conceded that he needed to remove the offensive tweet and apologized for posting it to begin with, although only after public outcry forced him to do so.
The now deleted tweet originally read:
“WE ARE IN THE THIRD WEEK OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY! Can you feel the emergency? Is this why [Trump] is going to Alabama, because we need to build a Wall along Alabama’s southern border? Oh wait, I just looked at the map ….” Lieu concluded his comment with the hashtag, “#FridayMorning Thoughts”.
Lieu immediately faced so much backlash that he was forced to make the following statement as he deleted the old tweet:
“I have concluded based on Twitter comments I received that my last tweet was inappropriate. I understand the purpose now of the President’s visit to Alabama. I apologize and am going to delete my tweet.”
While Lieu did react fairly quickly in correcting his oversight. He has had a penchant for making particularly venomous attacks.
As press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders once scolded, “You should spend less time tweeting, more time doing your job.”
This is getting dangerous. …