President Trump mocked Newsweek over its story on his Thanksgiving plans after it posted a story Thursday entitled “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.”
“I thought Newsweek was out of business?” Donald Trump said with a retweet of his son Donald Trump Jr.‘s tweet that placed a screenshot of Newsweek’s story next to photos of the president in Afghanistan where he made a surprise visit U.S. troops on the holiday.
I thought Newsweek was out of business? https://t.co/3ro4eSJloo
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 29, 2019
The president made a surprise visit to troops in Afghanistan on Thursday, his first to the nation as commander in chief.
President Donald Trump mocked Newsweek after they reported Thursday he spent Thanksgiving golfing and tweeting. In fact, the president was secretly traveling to Afghanistan to visit deployed American troops.
The Newsweek story, first published at 10:16 a.m., was later updated to reflect the president’s visit.
“This story has been substantially updated and edited at 6:17 pm EST to reflect the president’s surprise trip to Afghanistan,” read an editors note after Trump Jr. mocked the news outlet.
The Washington Post sold Newsweek in 2010 for a dollar and changed hands several times before ending its print magazine in 2012. In 2018, Newsweek split from IBT Media into a standalone company.
A similar situation happened when President Trump visited the troops in Iraq during Christmas in 2018. NBC News reported Trump was the first president since 2002 not to visit the troops at Christmastime, while he was secretly traveling to Iraq, prompting widespread ridicule from Trump staff and his supporters. More
So this writer for Newsweek had to write the story before knowing anything about President Trump’s plans? Just made up a story to see if it sticks regardless of facts?
Happy Birthday @Scavino45 one of my favorite people at the WH and one of the most talented people I know. (Photo of us reading NBC story about @POTUS not visiting the troops, while he’s visiting the troops in Iraq and Germany over Christmas). pic.twitter.com/2Kp26F8SRI
— Stephanie Grisham (@PressSec) January 15, 2019
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