Twitter users rip Eric Trump for tweet showing Marine One at Mar-a-Lago

Twitter users rip Eric Trump for tweet showing Marine One at Mar-a-Lago
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Twitter users lashed out against President TrumpDonald John TrumpSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Priest among those police cleared from St. John's Church patio for Trump visit Trump criticizes CNN on split-screen audio of Rose Garden address, protesters clashing with police MORE's son Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpLara Trump: Twitter no longer 'a platform for free speech' Trump DC hotel did not request rent relief from GSA The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Mnuchin, Powell: Economy may need more boost; Trump defends malaria drug MORE on Friday after he posted a video showing Marine One landing at the president's Mar-a-Lago resort. 

The tweet shows the presidential helicopter landing among palm trees near a swimming pool at Trump's lavish Palm Beach, Fla., club.

The tweet immediately drew criticism, with the state of Florida dealing with the aftermath of Wednesday's mass shooting at a high school.

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President Trump was scheduled to spend the long Presidents Day weekend at Mar-a-Lago but is also traveling on Friday to Parkland, Fla., where the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 dead and 14 others injured. 

CNN political commentator Ana Navarro jabbed Eric Trump for the tweet, reminding him that the first funeral for one of the victims would take place Friday. 

"An entire community is grieving. 17 people are dead. The first funeral, that of a 14 year-old, is being held today down the road. But yeah, nice view," she tweeted. 

Author Victoria Aveyard was blunt in her criticism of Trump. 

"Parents are burying their children today, Eric," she wrote on Twitter.

Author Nell Scovell called the "a family of sociopaths."

"17 children and teachers died yesterday in Florida and you're posting about a helicopter landing at a resort?" she tweeted. "You're a family of sociopaths."

Jesse Lehrich, a former foreign policy spokesman for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines The Memo: Trump lags in polls as crises press Biden savors Trump's latest attacks MORE, also rebuked Trump for his tweet.