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ABC News, "Good Morning America" Twitter accounts hacked, praise Trump

The Twitter accounts of ABC News and “Good Morning America” fell victim to a hack attack early Thursday morning, with the compromised accounts posting tweets praising President Trump and claiming rapper Tyler the Creator had died. 

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The tweets included claims like “trump is our lord and savior #thankgodforTHEDONALD” and “we are totally russian hackers but we love @POTUS @realDonaldTrump ;).”

They were deleted within minutes, but not before a few ABC News affiliate journalists captured the tweets in screen grabs.

One tweet from the hacked ABC News account read, “follow @CNN for real news, our news is wack.”

ABC News public relations’ Twitter account wrote, “.@ABC News, @GMA & @GMAPopNews Twitter accounts were hacked early this morning. We resolved the issue quickly & errant tweets were deleted.”

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