ABC Blames Hacked Twitter Accounts For Pro-Trump Tweets

Posted March 24, 2017

CNN is typically the target of his Twitter attacks, but the president apparently chose to watch NBC's "Today" show and ABC's "Good Morning America" this morning.

ABC News said three of its Twitter accounts were hacked Thursday morning, sending out profanity-filled tweets to its millions of followers. We're working on resolving the problem, ' the tweet read.

Trump took to Twitter himself on Thursday morning to rip "totally biased and fake news" reports on ABC and NBC related to the FBI's investigation into Russian Federation interfering with the presidential election.

The company has since removed the offending tweets.

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Another tweet falsely claimed that rapper Tyler the Creator had been killed in a bus crash.

The tweets were being deleted shortly after the hackers published them, but ABC was not able to gain full control of the accounts for about an hour.

Another claimed the accounts were taken over by Russian hackers who love the president.

Along with the news network, it's reputed Good Morning America show's Twitter handle wrote "Trump is our lord and savior #thankgodforTHEDONALD". CNN is one of ABC News' biggest competitors.