A former Trump campaign spokesperson demanded that recently-deceased Sen. John McCain answer questions about a controversial dossier -- and immediately drew ridicule.
Trump surrogate Katrina Pierson tweeted Thursday evening that McCain "still refuses to answer questions about his role" in the dossier alleging a number of damning ties between Donald Trump and Russia written by former MI6 spy Christopher Steele.
Since everyone is just now realizing his staffers role in the #RussiaHoax We have been asking questions! John McCai… https://t.co/ckV1opdBVz— Katrina Pierson (@Katrina Pierson)1545351089.0
The link in the tweet was from 2017 -- before the senator and former presidential candidate passed away -- but was nonetheless sent out on December 20, 2018.
"Who wants to tell her?" writer Dustin Giebel tweeted before joking that Pierson is "screaming at McCain's gravestone, '"ANSWER ME G*DDAMNIT.'"
Katrina Pierson screaming at McCain’s gravestone “ANSWER ME GODDAMNIT”— Dusty (@Dusty)1545352605.0
ABC News podcaster Matt Bevin, meanwhile, mused that the former Trump campaign aide is "in her office screaming questions at a Ouija board."
Trump campaign advisor Katrina Pierson in her office screaming questions at a ouija board. https://t.co/hLUAqOVKoK— Matt Bevan 🎙 (@Matt Bevan 🎙)1545353471.0
Another user noted, in vulgar fashion, that Pierson may have messed up her Hootsuite tweet-scheduling settings -- or at least hoped she had.
... when you fuck up your @hootsuite settings. I hope. https://t.co/rG9YsaGvnX— John Thornton 🗃️🍌 (@John Thornton 🗃️🍌)1545353808.0
Check out the best responses below:
@KatrinaPierson He was also weirdly absent from both HW Bush and John McCain’s funerals so he has to be up to something— Hall of Famer Baseball Person Jeff Everson (@Hall of Famer Baseball Person Jeff Everson)1545351989.0
*Umm, we told you Katrina Pierson was an imbecile, a long time ago.— Fresh Brew (@Fresh Brew)1545352497.0
Lazy libtard republican won't rise from the grave and give @KatrinaPierson the answers she doesn't deserve. https://t.co/fKaR9kum48— Chet Faliszek (@Chet Faliszek)1545354061.0
It's rarely a good idea to pass around an article from last year as if it's new, but an article about John McCain "… https://t.co/QX6c5SXldF— Matthew Chapman (@Matthew Chapman)1545354364.0
I found her! The literal dumbest person on the planet! https://t.co/51UHq7tgMh— Jeremy Claus (@Jeremy Claus)1545353917.0