White House official fired over anonymous tweets




 
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White House official fired over anonymous tweets
 
October 23rd, 2013  
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White House official fired over anonymous tweets
By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior White House official who was helping negotiate nuclear issues with Iran has been fired after being unmasked as the acidic voice behind a Twitter account known for its insults of public figures at the White House and on Capitol Hill, a government official said on Tuesday. Jofi Joseph was director of nuclear non-proliferation on the White House National Security Council staff, but for more than two years sent hundreds of anonymous and abrasive tweets using the handle @NatSecWonk. ...




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