President Trump Retweets, Deletes Image of Train Running Into CNN

Critics say the president's timing couldn't have been worse.

August 15, 2017 2:51 pm

President Trump retweeted, then deleted a cartoon depicting a “Trump” train running over a CNN from one his official Twitter accounts on Tuesday, according to the Washington Post.

A screenshot of the tweet. (Twitter)

“Nothing can stop the #TrumpTrain!” read the tweet, which came from a Twitter account that has posted racist and anti-Semitic rhetoric in the past. 

White House officials reportedly told CNN that the graphic was “inadvertently posted” and “immediately deleted” once noticed. But the timing of the tweet did not go unnoticed by President Trump’s critics, who say it was insensitive to endorse just three days after a neo-Nazi sympathizer slammed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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