Newsweek fired their “political reporter” Jessica Kwong just days after she wrote a false article that suggested President Trump was spending his Thanksgiving “golfing” and “tweeting,” according to the Washington Examiner.
“Newsweek investigated the failures that led to the publication of the inaccurate report that President Trump spent Thanksgiving tweeting and golfing rather than visiting troops in Afghanistan, a Newsweek representative told the Washington Examiner. “The story has been corrected, and the journalist responsible has been terminated. We will continue to review our processes and, if required, take further action.”
As it was widely reported, the President spent his Thanksgiving flying 13 hours from Florida to Bahram Airfield in Afghanistan, humbly serving Thanksgiving dinner to the troops, and addressing the soldiers in a speech. He arrived shortly after 8:30 p.m. local time and spent more than two-and-a-half hours on the ground. Reporters were under strict instructions to keep the trip a secret to ensure the President’s safety.
Kwong apparently didn’t get the memo as she wrote an article titled: “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.”
“President Donald Trump has been spending his Thanksgiving holidays at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, which he calls the ‘winter White House,’ and this year is no exception,” Kwong wrote in her article. “As with any other day of the year, Trump will probably be tweeting, or expressing his opinions in another way,” she added.
After learning the facts of what the President was really up to on Thanksgiving, Kwong updated her article, later deleted her initial tweet, and labeled it an “honest mistake.” (Continued Below)
Donald Trump Jr. responded after seeing Kwong’s tweet where she labeled her false article as an “honest mistake.”
“It wasn’t an ‘honest mistake’ you tried to dunk on Trump and ended up dunking on yourself because you couldn’t resist,” Trump Jr. said in a reply to Kwong.
“Notice how there’s never been a story that broke in Trump’s favor & had to be corrected the other way?” he added. “These aren’t mistakes, they are a very consistent pattern.” See Below
Donald Trump Jr. Responds To Jessica Kwong
It wasn’t an “honest mistake” you tried to dunk on Trump and ended up dunking on yourself because you couldn’t resist. Notice how there’s never been a story that broke in Trump’s favor & had to be corrected the other way? These aren’t mistakes, they are a very consistent pattern. https://t.co/HmyrHrOjqB
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) November 30, 2019