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Donald Trump Just Deleted This 9/11 Tweet — Here's the Explanation Offered by His Campaign

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Presidential candidate Donald Trump seen at the Air Pegasus West 30th Street Heliport on August 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/GC Images)

On Friday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deleted a 2013 tweet in which he extended his “best wishes” to all, “even the haters and losers,” on Sept. 11.

Trump actually retweeted his old tweet on Friday and it remained posted on his account for a period of time after the original was deleted, though it was ultimately deleted too.

Here's the original:

Twitter/Screengrab via Business Insider

...and the retweet:

Twitter/Screengrab via Business Insider

A Trump campaign spokeswoman eventually offered this explanation to Business Insider: “It is from several years ago.” They declined to elaborate any further.

As Trump reminded his supporters, he's scheduled to appear on the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon on Friday.


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