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White House Tweets Out Fake Video Of Miami Airport Underwater, Gets Brutal Response

A White House aide got more than he bargained for after he was caught tweeting fake news to his boss, Tweeter-in-Chief Donald Trump.

On Sunday, presidential aide Dan Scavino Jr. posted a video to Twitter purportedly of Miami International Airport submerged during Hurricane Irma, but there’s a problem: The video is from Mexico City and it occurred on Aug 31, 2017.

Twitter users were quick to respond and set the record straight:

Yes, this is not MIA airport. A tweet from @bryanwx says it’s Mexico City. I believe it occurred on Aug 31, 2017.

As noted by The Independent, this is not the first time Scavino has gotten himself in trouble for his tweets. In June, the United States Office of Special Council said Scavino broke federal law by using his Twitter account to call for the electoral defeat of Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), a violation of The Hatch Act.

After being embarrassed online, Scavino deleted the tweet, But not before Twitter users unloaded on him:

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