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Post reporter Trump wants to get fired for a ‘bad tweet” resigned from the paper in 2010 after a similar incident

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The Washington Post reporter the President Trump wants to be dismissed, if you have a misleading tweet about a last trump rally stepped out of the newspaper years ago for the denigration of Republicans and social media.

The reporter, Dave Weigel, was awarded the contract from the Post in 2010 to blog about the conservatives and resigned three months later, the paper reported at the time. Weigel’s resignation came after he posted a personal, caustic E-Mails to an off-the-record listserv about Texas GOP Rep. Ron Paul, a conservative, syndicated radio personality, Rush Limbaugh, and others.

Among the leaked comments on the “Journolist” listserv was that Paul, elected in the 2010 Tea y wave, was part of the “Paultard tea y.”

Weigel apologized for the comment, and offered his resignation, which was accepted by the then editor-in-chief Raju Narisetti, according to the Post. Weigel was hired again in 2015.

.@Dave Weigel of the Washington Post admitted that his image was a FAKE (fraud?) an almost empty arena shows last night for my speech at Pensacola, when in fact, he knew that the arena was Packed (see also T. V.). FAKE NEWS, he should be fired.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 9. December 2017

Weigel has apologized for what the so-called “bad” tweet, ” sent he Friday night-a picture of the crowd, before Trump began his rally in Pensacola, Fla. He tweeted the photo of a half-empty arena to mock trump for saying the rally was “Packed to the rafters.”

“It was a bad tweet on my personal account, a story for the Washington Post. I deleted it after 20 minutes. Very fair, give me a call,” Weigel tweeted after the criticism about the now-deleted Twitter post.

But his mea culpa is not enough for trump, who wants to get fired Weigel, the President, to put efforts, what he considered unfair reporting by the mainstream media.

Trump tweeted, twice Saturday on the role.

“@Dave Weigel @WashingtonPost a fake photo of an empty arena hours before I arrived @ the venue w/ thousands of people, the outside, on the way in. Real photos now shown, as I spoke. Full house, not to get a lot of people in the location. Demand apology & withdrawal of FAKE MESSAGES WaPo!”, the President tweeted.

.@Dave Weigel @WashingtonPost a fake photo of an empty arena hours before I arrived @ the venue w/ thousands of people, the outside, on the way in. Real photos now shown, as I spoke. Full house, not to get a lot of people in the location. Demand apology & withdrawal of FAKE MESSAGES WaPo! pic.twitter.com/XAblFGh1ob

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 9. December 2017

He followed Via Twitter: “.@Dave Weigel of the Washington Post admitted that his image was a FAKE (fraud?) an almost empty arena shows last night for my speech at Pensacola, when in fact, he knew that the arena was Packed (see also T. V.). FAKE NEWS, he should be fired.”

It is a poor tweet on my personal account wasn’t on a story for the Washington Post. I deleted it after 20 minutes. Very fair, to call me.

Everything I say on Twitter is a joke, except what I say about @swin24. https://t.co/tI7SQnpoN9

— Dave Weigel (@Dave Weigel) 9. December 2017

Weigel declined Sunday morning to comment about his 2010 resignation and referred the request to the paper of the public relations Department, to respond.

However, the paper, the answer was Sunday Weigel about the tweet from last week:

“Dave Weigel was based on an inaccurate picture in a tweet about President Trump rally in Pensacola. When others pointed out the mistake to Weigel, he deleted the tweet. And when he was later fixed by the President on Twitter, he apologized promptly,” Kris Coratti, vice president of communications for the paper, said in a statement to Fox News.

Other reported contributions of Weigel in the year 2010 belong to him, in writing, that the conservative blogger Matt Drudge should “handle his emotional problems more responsibly, and set themselves on fire.”

Limbaugh had called for President Barack Obama to fail. And when he came to the hospital with chest pain, Weigel wrote, “I hope he fails,” The Daily Caller.

Journolist was founded in 2007 by Ezra Klein, a liberal-leaning blogger for The Post.

Fox News’ Alex Pappas and Liam Quinn contributed to this report.

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