Newsweek Writer Claims Trump Spending Thanksgiving “Tweeting, Golfing” Before Afghanistan Surprise

Hours before President Trump surprised troops in Afghanistan with a visit, Newsweek writer Jessica Kwong wrote a snarky article claiming Trump was spending his Thanksgiving “Tweeting, golfing, and more.”

After Trump’s Afghanistan surprise, Kwong deleted the tweet, calling it “an honest mistake.”

Trump headed to Afghanistan to surprise U.S. troops on Thanksgiving https://www.newsweek.com/trump-thanksgiving-plans-maralago-1474518  Deleting this tweet because it was written before knowing about the president’s surprise visit to Afghanistan-an honest mistake. Story has already been updated, as shown in the screenshot.

Many Trump supporters were still upset at the original story and poor reporting.

Ian Miles Cheong wrote “Why would you write the story without having any of the facts?”

ALX wrote “The moral of the story would be to REPORT on events as they happen rather than speculate about them.”

And IF you’re going to write about what YOU THINK will happen, put “How ‘I THINK’ Trump will spend Thanksgiving”, not “How IS Trump spending Thanksgiving”. Notice the difference there?

https://twitter.com/alx/status/1200211761330315264

Why would you write a story and tweet about it when you had absolutely NO FACTS to back up your fake news bulls**t?

https://twitter.com/alx/status/1200210399272026113

President Trump himself shared the story and wrote “I thought Newsweek was out of business?

This article first appeared on TheConservativeOpinion.com 

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