#FakeNews: Twitter Mocks Trump for Citing Nonexistent Terror Incident in Sweden



President Trump is getting a lot of blowback on Twitter tonight after he tried to justify his restrictions on immigration by referencing an incident that took place in Sweden. The problem is, no one really seems to know what Trump is talking about.

During a rally today in Florida, Trump talked about “what’s happening last night in Sweden” as he defended his blocked executive orders to limit immigration from several Muslim nations. Sweden did not experience any kind of specific major terror attack in the past 24 hours, and it would appear that Trump was referencing a Friday night Fox segment where Tucker Carlson discussed Sweden’s immigration policy.

This seems to be the latest instance where Trump lifted talking points from television he was watching.

As things stand, Trump is getting mocked by those who are saying that by hyping up a false terror attack, he’s doing exactly what Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer have done:

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