Trump Congratulates the Wrong State After Super Bowl

Former Missouri senator calls him a 'stone cold idiot'
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 3, 2020 12:30 AM CST
President Trump exits Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. The Trumps return from a trip to Florida to spend the weekend at their Mar-a-Lago estate.   (AP Photo/Michael A. McCoy)
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(Newser) – After the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl on Sunday, President Trump offered hearty congratulations to the wrong state. "Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs on a great game, and a fantastic comeback, under immense pressure. You represented the Great State of Kansas and, in fact, the entire USA, so very well!," Trump tweeted. "Our Country is PROUD OF YOU!" The Chiefs are based in Kansas City, Missouri. Trump soon deleted the tweet and replaced it with a similar one congratulating the correct state, the Hill reports. The error was noted by Trump critics including former Sen. Claire McCaskill, reports Politico. "It’s Missouri you stone cold idiot," the Missourian tweeted. (Read more Super Bowl stories.)

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