US President Donald Trump has been tweeting furiously as his rival Joe Biden races forward in key states, together with Pennsylvania. The vast majority of votes left to be counted are in Democratic-leaning areas corresponding to larger Philadelphia, a metropolis in Pennsylvania.
To this, President Trump tweeted, “Philadelpiha has obtained a rotten historical past on election integrity.”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2020
However President Trump misspelt the identify of the town, also called “Philly” to its residents.
The incumbent US President just isn’t new to creating spelling mistake in his tweets.
Simply earlier than the final US presidential election in 2016 additionally, Donald Trump was left embarrassed after making three spelling errors in a single 21-word tweet attacking Hillary Clinton.
In a tweet criticising Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump wrote: “Hillary Clinton shouldn’t be given nationwide safety briefings in that she is a lose cannon with terribly dangerous judgement & insticts.”
Nonetheless, Twitter customers had been fast to level out the three spelling errors in his quick tweet: “lose” as an alternative of “free”, “insticts” as an alternative of “instincts”, and “judgement” as an alternative of the proper US spelling of the phrase, “judgment”.
The results of the US presidential election hangs in stability immediately as a handful of battleground states full their vote counts, however Joe Biden was edging towards victory – barring a shock.
Mr Biden has obtained 253 of the 270 electoral votes that he wants, in line with US media projections, and has taken the lead in Pennsylvania, which might put him excessive.
President Trump has gained 214 electoral votes to this point, and whereas the Republican incumbent was nonetheless in competition in a number of states that would afford him a path to re-election, that path was narrowing.
With inputs from AFP