President Donald Trump sarcastically asked Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the 2020 election -- hours after his son helped amplify an attack on Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) that was pushed by suspicious bot accounts.
Shortly after Harris dealt former Vice President Joe Biden a devastating blow by questioning his commitment to racial justice, Donald Trump Jr. retweeted a post questioning the California Democrat's own racial credentials.
The president's son later deleted his post, but not after an army of sketchy-looking Twitter accounts began pushing the same theme just minutes later.
A lot of suspect accounts are pushing the “Kamala Harris is not Black” narrative tonight. It’s everywhere and it ha… https://t.co/aXK1Tbdgtb— Caroline Orr Bueno (@Caroline Orr Bueno)1561695759.0
That message was further amplified by Katrina Pierson, the president's former campaign spokeswoman.
Kamala Harris is going to get a stern talking to after the debate. Can’t play the race card without going all the w… https://t.co/J6vEJw3oHZ— Katrina Pierson (@Katrina Pierson)1561688012.0