Trump Lambasted for Tweet Promoting Sheriff Clarke’s Book: ‘Your Fellow Americans Are Getting Flooded’


In between tweets on the response efforts to Hurricane Harvey, President Trump tweeted this morning a plug for Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke‘s book Cop Under Fire:

You may notice that Clarke’s tweet about his book is from March, so it’s not clear why the President promoted it now.

President Trump’s tweet plugging Clarke’s book was his first of the morning, before tweeting further about Hurricane Harvey:

Clarke had been up for a role at the Department of Homeland Security, but later “rescinded his acceptance.”

A lot of people tore into the President for the timing of this particular tweet:

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