Giuliani says Twitter sabotaged his tweet. Actually, he did it himself

Giuliani's Twitter typo used to abuse President Trump

Giuliani's Twitter typo used to abuse President Trump

On Friday, Giuliani took to Twitter to rail against Robert Mueller in a five-sentence tweet.

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer, is busy singing for his freedom to Robert Mueller and those involved with the Russian Federation investigation.

Web designer and comic Jason Velazquez noticed the gaffe and pounced, purchasing the domain and posting a message: "Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country".

While Trump's lawyer didn't comment on the mistake, netizens were keen to laugh at Giuliani, who had earlier served as an informal cybersecurity adviser to the United States president.

He announced the move on the platform, writing: "Rudy didn't separate g-20 from.in so ya boy bought the domain". Giuliani also demanded fairness.




A Twitter spokesman said "the accusation that we're artificially injecting something into a tweet is completely false". CNET rounds up some of the tweeted replies to Giuliani in that vein (read them here), like this one: "Did you try unplugging it then plugging it back in?" If, however, someone were to remove the space after a period and follow that with random letters or words that aren't assigned to a top-level domain, Twitter won't automatically convert that into a link.

Giuliani was immediately roasted by the internet for what one Twitter user described as "turning a typo into a full on conspiracy theory".

Rudy Giuliani's tweet accusing Twitter of allowing someone to "invade" his tweets. Politics watchers will know that he's been acting as the President's lawyer, in which (as far as I can tell) his main job is to go on TV news programs and reveal stuff no lawyer should reveal.

Velazquez told The Post that Giuliani's follow-up tweet "speaks to the impulsive nature of the administration where they're not thoughtful in anything they put out there, especially on Twitter". The first tweet references Mueller's recent filings against Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign boss, for lying (again) to the Special Counsel's Office.

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