WASHINGTON — A former Trump marketing campaign surrogate who now holds a job within the administration is apologizing after attacking a reporter on her private Twitter account.
Lynne Patton, who heads a regional workplace of the Division of Housing and City Improvement, referred to reporter April Ryan as “Miss Piggy” in a tweet Wednesday. Ryan is the White Home correspondent for American City Radio Networks and often seems on CNN.
Patton later tweeted, “Tonight, I made an inexcusable touch upon my private Twitter account that I deeply remorse & deleted alone volition.” Patton is apologizing to Ryan, HUD Secretary Ben Carson and the “(hash)trump household.”
Patton was an occasion planner for Donald Trump and his household earlier than his 2016 presidential marketing campaign.