Dem senator slams Trump for misspelling in tweet about China

Dem senator slams Trump for misspelling in tweet about China

Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott Murphy It's time to let Medicare to negotiate drug prices Senators clinch votes to rebuke Trump on Saudi arms sale Senators clinch votes to rebuke Trump on Saudi arms sale MORE (D-Conn.) on Saturday morning slammed President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump defends Stephanopolous interview Trump defends Stephanopolous interview Buttigieg on offers of foreign intel: 'Just call the FBI' MORE for misspelling a key word in a tweet about military activity in the South China Sea.

“This is madness. A 7:30am Saturday escalation of diplomatic crisis w China via Twitter, w misspelling.” Murphy wrote, linking to the now-deleted Trump tweet with the misspelled word.

Earlier Saturday, Trump tweeted calling China's seizure of a U.S. Navy drone an unprecedented act — except he wrote "unpresidented" the first time.

The president-elect deleted the tweet and reposted it shortly after, but many onlookers saved screenshots of the original version:

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On Friday, China seized an unmanned U.S. drone in the South China Sea.

The Pentagon has demanded that the drone be returned.