Oh dear, Boris! Johnson red-faced after accidentally hiding TRUMP praise in Biden tweet

Oh dear, Boris! Johnson red-faced after accidentally hiding TRUMP praise in Biden tweet

In a tweet, No10 sent a tweet congratulating Mr Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris. 

Posted on 5.49 on November 7, it read: “Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as President of the United States and to Kamala Harris on her historic achievement.

“The US is our most important ally and I look forward to working closely together on our shared priorities, from climate change to trade and security.”

However, when looking closer at the tweet, it appears to show the remains of a previous message, intended for the incumbent President, Mr Trump. 

In faded writing, the image shows part of a message congratulating Mr Trump on winning the election and therefore a second term in office. 

In the second paragraph, the words “second term” and “the future of” can be vaguely seen. 

Although this has not been confirmed by No10, it would seem an error may have been made during the editing of the graphic. 

At the time of writing, No 10 has not released a statement on the matter. 

Mr Johnson was deemed a “friend” and “close ally” previously by the incumbent President. 

Mr Trump was also an advocate of Brexit and had insisted a trade deal with the UK would be a priority for his administration. 

 More to follow…

Published at Tue, 10 Nov 2020 11:38:00 +0000