Nancy Pelosi and Elijah Cummings hold press conference based on parody twitter account
“They heap all of the ills on the goat…and then run the goat out of town…”
House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi and congressman Elijah Cummings called a press conference condemning a tweet they thought was from the authentic twitter account of General Mike Flynn. Unbeknownst to both of them, it was a parody account, but the New York Times ran with it irrespective of that fact.
Spokespeople for House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi blamed Elijah Cummings who then in turn blamed the New York Times for reporting on the following tweet from a parody Twitter account:
Following the consumption of the parody General Flynn tweet, here is the press conference that was held:
Since then, the parody twitter account has pinned the following: