“Minnesota get out and vote!!!” Eric Trump wrote in a November 10 tweet, perplexing voters a week after voting for the US presidential election wrapped up.
But of course Eric Trump scheduled an Election Day tweet for the wrong week... pic.twitter.com/a4tL0UYRm8— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) November 10, 2020
The tweet was taken down after an hour, according to The Independent. Nevertheless, netizens were quick to comment on Eric Trump’s delayed message to voters.
BLURP: So the “team” that scheduled a press conference at a landscaping business, and a tweet a week after the election, wants you to believe they’ve discovered fraud somewhere. 🤪🤣😂— Brian Sims (@BrianSimsPA) November 10, 2020
I think we know who booked the Four Season.... total landscaping!— hganod (@MakkadeeWilliam) November 10, 2020
Welp, we found the voter fraud... Call the team!— J Wong (@RCTIDWONG) November 10, 2020
Eric Trump tweeted and deleted, today, “Minnesota get out and vote!”— badidea 💫 (@0xabad1dea) November 10, 2020
Which implies he scheduled election tweets for *the wrong Tuesday*
Eric Trump just told Minnesota to get out and vote. We have a challenger.— Nobody (@Ithascometothi1) November 10, 2020
Meanwhile, Eric Trump is also coming under fire for his recent amplification of misinformation regarding the handling of mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania.
"The Democrats know the only way that they can win this election is to cheat in Pennsylvania, and we've seen it from day one, we've seen it from day one," he alleged. "We found ballots in drainage ditches."
In actuality, a total of nine military ballots - all with votes cast for Trump - were found to have been discarded in a dumpster in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, according to a September 24 announcement made by US Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania David Freed, citing the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The temporary seasonal contractor who made the apparent error was promptly terminated by the Luzerne County Elections Bureau. Luzerne County Manager C. David Pedri also noted election officials worked closely with the FBI during its probe.
“While the actions of this individual has cast a concern, the above statement shows that the system of checks and balances set forth in Pennsylvania elections works,” Pedri wrote in late September.
Despite Eric Trump’s assertion, no ballots were found in drainage ditches, and Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar has stated there was no “intentional fraud,” but rather an error in processing the ballots.
“The investigation is still going on, but from the initial reports we’ve been given, this was a bad error,” she argued. “This was not intentional fraud. So training, training, training.”