Trump encourages followers to vote for Sean Spicer on ‘Dancing’ — deletes it after he gets kicked off

Donald Trump tweeted and, once it became clear his former press secretary Sean Spicer wasn’t going to make it past Monday’s “Dancing with the Stars,” deleted a tweet encouraging his followers to vote for Spicer.

  • The tweet was only up for about an hour, according to ProPublica’s Politwoops tracking tool that monitors politicians’ feeds for deleted tweets.
  • The tweet encouraging viewers to vote for Spicer went out at 8:33 p.m., according to Twitter’s timestamp, about halfway through the show’s east coast airing.
  • Of course, nothing can ever be truly deleted from the Internet — and there a slew of services that archive every tweet Trump posts so it will live on.
  • After deleting the tweet, Trump tweeted again at 9:07 p.m. with “A great try by @seanspicer. We are all proud of you!”
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