And they say the Donald Trump transition is chaotic.
The White House announced Tuesday that it won’t be sending an “official delegation” to communist dictator Fidel Castro’s funeral.
Pres Obama not sending official delegation to Fidel Castro funeral, says @PressSec.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 29, 2016
The tweet came at the exact same time a conflicting Reuters report stated the U.S. will be represented by Security Adviser Rhodes and U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, Delaurentis.
MORE: U.S. will be represented at Castro funeral by Security Adviser Rhodes and U.S. Ambassador to Cuba Delaurentis – White House
— Reuters (@Reuters) November 29, 2016
The contradicting statements had social media users eager to pounce.
Only took Obama 8 years to get something right
— hunkerdad (@hunkerdad) November 29, 2016
@hunkerdad @markknoller @PressSec He’s sending USA ambassador to Cuba to funeral, so his screw up record intact.
— Me, Myself & I, I, I (@LifeOnAHorse) November 29, 2016
.@markknoller @POTUS was so kind & non-committal in his statement on Castro.What msg does THIS send to the bleeding ❤️ libs??@PressSec
— Legal Terrorist (@_Black_Hat_) November 29, 2016
@EF517_V2 @markknoller @PressSec So which is the truth?
— Afferte mihi gladium (@Jurewicz) November 29, 2016
“Official delegation” or not, one Twitter user put it all in perspective:
NUMBER OF OBAMA REPS SENT TO FUNERALS
Brutal dictator Castro: 2
Convenience store robber: 3
Justice Scalia: 0
— Razor (@hale_razor) November 29, 2016
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