CNN Deliberately Misquotes President Trump on Texas Hurricane – Sets off Twitter Tsunami
Despite reports outlining President Trump’s plan of action for Hurricane Harvey by Politico and the Washington Post, CNN has blatantly attempted to discredit President Trump’s response with a misleading tweet:
The ensuing twitter storm was overwhelmingly negative towards the President, attacking him for his apparent disregard of the emergency:
However, even Politico reported that “Trump plans to visit Texas early next week in response to Hurricane Harvey,” while the Washington Post stated “Trump’s focus on Hurricane Harvey intensifies as monster storm approaches Texas.”
Although Trump has spent the beginning of this month visiting with FEMA officials and has “pledged a strong commitment to emergency preparation” (in additional to planning a visit to Texas), it is clear CNN has attempted to portray President Trump as out of touch with such a grave situation.