Trump tags wrong Scott Walker in thank you tweet
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Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFreedom Caucus member condemns GOP group pushing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions' MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's new free speech site to ban certain curse words Secret Facebook groups of special operations officers include racist comments, QAnon posts: report MORE on Wednesday mistakenly tagged the wrong person in a tweet thanking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for his speech at the Republican National Convention.


"Thank you Governor @ScottWalker6! #AmericaFirst #RNCinCLE," he tweeted. Walker's Twitter handle is @ScottWalker.

The tweet included a picture with a quote from Walker, saying: "The simple truth is: Liberal Washington insiders created these problems. And Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' Cuba readies for life without Castro Chelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' MORE is the ultimate liberal Washington insider. If she were any more on the 'inside' she'd be in prison."

The Twitter account Trump tagged belongs to a news anchor in New Orleans, according to its bio.

"I was just sitting here watching the convention and getting ready for my newscast," anchor Scott Walker told The Hill. 

"All was quiet on the Scott Walker front until the speech ended and Donald Trump added a 6 to the back of the governor's twitter handle. Mix-ups have happened for years with the two of us, but tonight was the best #WrongScottWalker moment ever," he added.

The Wisconsin governor, during his speech in Cleveland, slammed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and said that America deserves better.

Joe Concha contributed.

This story was updated at 10:14 p.m.