Oops: Army Accidentally Sends Anti-Trump Tweet

Link to story about Trump lies 'not an official position'
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 29, 2016 1:18 AM CDT
Army Apologizes for Anti-Trump Tweet
Donald Trump speaks at a rally, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.   (AP Photo/John Locher)

(Newser) – The US Army has apologized for a partisan post about a potential commander-in-chief that appeared on its Twitter feed. The post—a link to a TheNewCivilRightsMovement.com story headlined "Donald Trump Lied 87 Times Last Week—Or Once Every 3 Minutes, 15 Seconds"—was quickly taken down amid a deluge of complaints and the Army said it was made in error by an employee who has now had their access revoked, CNN reports. The Army said the Trump story "was not an official position." The military hasn't commented on whether the employee involved, who had intended to post the tweet to a personal account, is a civilian, reports WFTV. (Read more Donald Trump stories.)

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