White House Disputes 13-Year-Old Obama Critic’s Claim He Was Blocked on Twitter


CJ Pearson, a 13-year-old conservative activist whose rant against President Obama went viral last week, claims that Obama blocked him on Twitter.

Pearson, the national chair of Teens for Ted (Cruz), posted a video online going after Obama for inviting Ahmed Mohamed to the White House, saying, “When cops are gunned down, you don’t invite them to the White House. You never did. But when a Muslim kid builds a clock, come on by. What is this world you’re living in?”

And yesterday, he claimed that he got blocked by @POTUS:

And that would have been that, if not for this tweet by Assistant White House Press Secretary Frank Benenati that really set off Pearson again:

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