President Trump’s nominee to function the ambassador of Barbados has a historical past of retweeting conspiracy theories attacking the commander-in-chief’s political opponents.
Leandro Rizzuto Jr., a Conair government, was nominated in January to be the ambassador of Barbados in addition to Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis however the Senate has to substantiate him earlier than he can serve.
Rizzuto’s @LeeRizzuto1 Twitter deal with confirmed he had retweeted posts bashing Mitt Romney, Sen. Ted Cruz, Govs. Scott Walker and John Kasich in the course of the 2016 election.
In a February 2016 submit, he retweeted an unflattering picture of Heidi Cruz, Cruz’s spouse, with a headline studying: “This girl ought to scare the hell out of all People!”
The submit accused her of being an architect of the “North American Union (NAU) whose objective is to destroy the sovereignty of the US.”
Rizzuto additionally took a jab at Cruz by retweeting a photograph of golfer Tiger Woods with “5 Ladies Ted? My Man!” on it. The submit alluded to a Nationwide Enquirer story alleging Cruz had an affair with 5 ladies.
One other retweet reveals a photograph of Mitt Romney with the phrases “Dumb a—“ written beneath.
“@MittRomney Devil has maintain of you! Absolutely you’ll go to hell for this one! God won’t forgive what you probably did!” the person wrote on March three, 2016.
That very same day, Romney slammed Trump in a scathing speech, calling him a “phony” and a “fraud.”
Rizzuto additionally retweeted a submit alleging Walker was kicked out of Marquette College for dishonest, in line with CNN. The tweet was deleted.