Trump Jr. twice urges Virginians to vote on wrong day

Trump Jr. twice urges Virginians to vote on wrong day
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Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday urged Virginians to get out and vote for Republican candidate Ed Gillespie for governor, mistakenly telling them twice that the election is Wednesday. 

“Let’s take @EdWGillespie across the finish line tomorrow! Virginia: get out and vote for Ed & entire @GOP ticket #VAGov #VA”, Trump Jr. tweeted Tuesday morning.

CNN host Jake Tapper quickly pointed out that Trump Jr. had the wrong day, but a few hours later, the president’s son made the same mistake. 


“Virginia, the future of the Commonwealth is at stake tomorrow. Find your polling place at to vote Ed for #VAGov,” Trump Jr. tweeted a few hours later.

Replies quickly flooded in again, correcting Trump Jr. and pointing out that the election is on Tuesday. 

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFamily immigration detention centers could be at capacity within days: report Trump likely to meet with Putin in July: report DOJ requests military lawyers to help prosecute immigration crimes: report MORE tweeted his support for Gillespie earlier Tuesday, saying the Republican candidate would turn around the commonwealth’s “high crime” and “poor economic performance.”

He also ripped Gillespie’s opponent, Democratic nominee Ralph Northam, as “weak on crime” and weak on veterans, despite Northam’s work as an Army doctor.