Oops: That Donald Trump Paris Gun Control Tweet Was From Back in January


A Donald Trump tweet about Paris got picked up tonight and condemned for its seeming callousness in the wake of tonight’s attacks, but this particular tweet was from back in January:

For whatever reason, Trump’s tweet in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack at the top of the year is getting newfound attention tonight and confused by some as Trump’s thoughts on tonight’s attack.

It likely got so much attention because of a tweet directed at Trump in response to the January one by the French ambassador to the United States:

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The tweet has since been deleted (presumably he realized it was from ten months ago), but the Trump tweet is still making waves as if it was sent out today:

For the record, this is what Trump tweeted tonight about the terrorist attacks:

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