President Donald Trump. (AFP / MANDEL NGAN)
President Donald Trump tweeted about an American tourist kidnapped in Uganda, and he was roundly mocked.
Kimberly Sue Endicott was rescued Sunday by Ugandan security forces, and the president urged the African nation's government to find the kidnappers before other tourists decided it was too dangerous to visit.
Uganda must find the kidnappers of the American Tourist and guide before people will feel safe in going there. Brin… https://t.co/s6g9ylaU4p— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1554726123.0
Other social media users ripped the president for apparently live-tweeting TV news about the California resident's ordeal.
@realDonaldTrump Why is Trump so interested in Uganda? Is @foxnews telling him what to tweet again?— Texas Man: America won! (@Texas Man: America won!) 1554726211.0
@realDonaldTrump $100 bucks you couldn't find Uganda on map— 🌟 HEATHER SAYS 🌟 (@🌟 HEATHER SAYS 🌟) 1554726204.0
@realDonaldTrump Did he get this daily briefing from Fox news?— PatriotsFanSince1982 (@PatriotsFanSince1982) 1554726242.0
@realDonaldTrump Can you find Uganda on a map?— Rick Sanchez (@Rick Sanchez) 1554726187.0
Chances that Trump thinks Uganda is one of the three Mexican countries? https://t.co/NX1cX2Axhf— *you're (@*you're) 1554726459.0
@realDonaldTrump Yep...next do Saudi Arabia— Eric F (@Eric F) 1554726511.0
@realDonaldTrump Trump’s Brain: if I direct everyone’s attention to Uganda they’ll forget about Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi.— bobbystone (@bobbystone) 1554727601.0
@realDonaldTrump You're the last person to talk about justice.— 8️⃣6️⃣7️⃣5️⃣3️⃣0️⃣9️⃣ (@8️⃣6️⃣7️⃣5️⃣3️⃣0️⃣9️⃣) 1554727475.0
@realDonaldTrump The United States must find the kidnappers of hundreds of legal asylum seekers before people will… https://t.co/s2mO9v5BEX— ghost dog (@ghost dog) 1554727309.0