Pompeo Campaign Issues Apology for Posting Incorrect Link
Yesterday at approximately 2:00pm the Pompeo for Congress Press office inadvertently posted a link to a tremendously offensive blog post on the Pompeo for Congress Facebook page and the same link was Tweeted. The mistake was discovered within less than an hour of it occurring and the Facebook post and Tweet were pulled down immediately upon our learning of the error.
It was an honest mistake and our campaign truly regrets the error.
“The statements of the blogger in no way reflect my views. There is no place in campaigns or in public discourse for language of this nature. I have placed a personal call of apology and spoken to Rep. Goyle directly expressing our campaign’s regret for the error,” said Pompeo.
“I have spent a great deal of time visiting with the staff person who inadvertently posted this link. I am convinced there was no malice in his actions. He mistakenly posted a link to the wrong Google alert,” Pompeo stated.
“I want also to apologize to our Facebook friends and Twitter followers who may have followed the link,” said Pompeo.
The error occurred when the campaign’s communications director selected the incorrect link for uploading to Facebook. The intended link was