On Twitter, Obama Touts D.C. Food Truck

President Obama is a big fan of the “D.C. Empanadas” food truck, or at least his Twitter feed is.

The 6.3 million-follower @BarackObama feed retweeted a message from the truck, which tweeted its location on Capitol Hill.

The message was deleted from the account, which is operated out of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), about 30 minutes after it was posted.

DNC national press secretary Hari Sevugan said that the tweet was accidentally sent and put a political spin on the gaffe.

“We certainly want to support our local small businesses in any way we can — including by lowering their tax and insurance bills by preserving the small business tax credits that are part of the Affordable Care Act that Republicans just voted to repeal,” he said. “Especially the ones that serve delicious pocket sized snacks.”

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2017-03-31T08:44:14+00:00 By |Off the Wire|

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