WASHINGTON – The Pentagon on Thursday quickly disavowed just what referred to as a mistaken retweet from the official social media marketing account of the activist\’s necessitate President Mr . trump to step down.
A Twitter user labeled as @proudresister, in dealing with recent allegations of sexual misconduct,?tweeted: \”The option is simple- Roy Moore: Step down from your race. Al Franken: Resign from congress. It concluded with “Mr . trump: Resign with the presidency. GOP: Stop making sexual assault a partisan issue. It\’s a crime out of the box your hypocrisy.\”
The Pentagon\’s official Twitter account then re-posted the broadside before quickly deleting it.
Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning issued an announcement explaining that this \”authorized operator\” within the account \”erroneously retweeted content that is going to cease endorsed by the Department of?Defense.\”
He added that \”the operator caught this error and immediately deleted it.\”
Pentagon press secretary Dana White?tweeted?a similar clarification, in which the Pentagon’s official Twitter account also shared.
Many Twitter profiles consist of a disclaimer nevertheless retweets never constitute an endorsement, nevertheless the Pentagon account, @DeptofDefense, is not going to.