Top House Democrats Fall For Fake Flynn Twitter Account

Top House Democrats fall for fake Flynn Twitter account

How is the White House controlling the message on Flynn?
Two of the top Democrats in the House of Representatives were fooled by a fraudulent Twitter account on Tuesday. The New York Times fell for it too. At a lunchtime press conference to castigate the Trump administration, Reps. Nancy Pelosi and Elijah Cummings both cited former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn’s comment about being the “scapegoat.” The problem was that Flynn hasn’t actually called himself a “scapegoat.” The quote came from a Twitter account, @GenMikeFlynn, that has been made to look like the actual Flynn, but is not him. Related: …

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