During Donald Trump's press conference, British GQ political correspondent Rupert Myers issued the following tweet:
Could Obama murder Trump & Pence, then pardon himself? Asking for humanity.— Rupert Myers (@RupertMyers) January 11, 2017
He has since deleted it after it came to light by Daily Wire staff.
After being probed by Daily Wire contributor Harry Khachatrian on why he deleted the tweet, Myers stated the following:
@Harry1T6 it was a joke that I quickly realised could be taken out of context. you've proved my point— Rupert Myers (@RupertMyers) January 11, 2017
However, upon this article's initial publication, he did not apologize and doubled-down on his "joke" that Obama could get away with murdering Trump and Pence.
LOL guys it's really not that slow a news day. I was just wondering if the president could pardon himself pic.twitter.com/i6GNmaB9c3— Rupert Myers (@RupertMyers) January 11, 2017
Jokes aside, if the shoe was on the other foot and a Republican had said something similar to a President-elect Clinton or Vice President-elect Kaine, what would the response have been?
Think before you tweet.
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