October 23rd, 2013
07:22 AM ET
1 year ago

White House national security official fired for tweeting insults

(CNN) - A White House national security official was fired after sending sometimes insulting messages on Twitter under a fake name, a senior administration official said.

The story about National Security Council Director of Nonproliferation Jofi Joseph was first reported by the Daily Beast.

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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. W.G.

    Good riddance to the republican in sheeps clothing

    October 23, 2013 07:45 am at 7:45 am |
  2. Gurgyl

    This nation has seen a lot of unrest and jealous since the day one Obama got elected nevertheless it is on right track–stocks are strong. We better quit in 21st century.

    October 23, 2013 08:01 am at 8:01 am |
  3. Michael

    Well what did the tweet say?

    October 23, 2013 08:32 am at 8:32 am |
  4. Rudy NYC

    Hmmph. Somebody went postal via Twitter. That's different. So far, the GOTP, Group Of Twisted Psychos, hasn't seemed to have figured out Twitter, yet. At least not the politicians, but the supporters seem to have figured it out.

    October 23, 2013 08:42 am at 8:42 am |