‘Trump’s new job’: WH Press Sec Sean Spicer trolled over latest Twitter gaffe
On Thursday, an eager Spicer took to Twitter to announce President Donald Trump’s new secretary of the department of Housing and Urban Development, former presidential candidate Ben Carson.
Except what he actually posted was:
“The Senate confirmed @realDonaldTrump as the next Secretary of @HUDgov,” referring to a senate vote that chose Carson with 58 votes to 41.
Although he quickly deleted the post and corrected it to this...:
…the damage was already done:
For someone whose job is communications... pic.twitter.com/jLaeKyovD1— James Tennent (@duckytennent) March 2, 2017
I think someone handed him the wrong envelope pic.twitter.com/nbJxcAmShT— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) March 2, 2017
Sean Spicer making his "typo" today regarding Ben Carson HUD for Trump— Finished or Done (@StickAForkInYou) March 2, 2017
Spicer’s Twitter antics have been criticized in the past after he allegedly tweeted out his password, and for commending satirical website The Onion for “nailing” their synopsis of his ‘true’ purpose as press sec.