White House national security official fired for tweeting insults
October 23rd, 2013
07:15 AM ET

White House national security official fired for tweeting insults

By CNN Staff

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.

Joseph was fired for messages sent on the account @natsecwonk, the administration official confirmed to CNN's Jake Tapper.

That account had been deleted Tuesday evening.

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  1. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    and DO NOT QUOTE ME ON THAT BIG BROTHER.

    October 25, 2013 at 1:22 pm | Reply
  2. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    Bush did not write the "Patroit act the military" did that's public knowledge just likethe US using the "Patroit" Act against its Citizens and others around the World like German chanclor and everybody she knows to be manipulated and controlled @ will by the powers that be same goes with the French by the way...all public knowledge...IN FACT MY BROWSER AGAINST ITS WILL IS BEING CONTROLLED AND COMANDED TO VIEW THIS WEBSIGHT EVEN WHEN I TELL THE BROWSER NOT TO VISIT THIS WEB PAGE OR SIGHT SPECIFICALY...that my friends is Public knowledge or is it...the "Patroit" Act is a piece of hot garbadge just like Oboma care websight...free on-line porn still works all over the internet & World flawlesly...noting there are few Black woman in free online porn...Go figure...or jewish women...just white gentile woman mostly and their robots...HEY HAS ANYONE FIGURED OUT THAT THERE WAS A KIDNAPPING IN NIGERIA RANSOM FOR THE SAME AMOUT OF MONEY AS A COUPLE OF CRUIZE MISSLES FLYING CARPET BOMBING SORTIES...

    October 25, 2013 at 1:20 pm | Reply
  3. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    "patroit act" is a piece of crap...

    October 25, 2013 at 11:23 am | Reply
  4. brandon

    george bush is the one who took all are safe guards away with the patriot act. there is no way obama can know what every single agency is doing or not thank george people

    October 24, 2013 at 4:28 pm | Reply
  5. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    Obama care does not work why does everything else not gov. work so long as the gov. is not fucing it up.

    October 24, 2013 at 12:29 pm | Reply
  6. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    Lazy is as lazy does all the standing military agencys in the US should be completly defunded.

    October 24, 2013 at 12:27 pm | Reply
  7. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    Porn works Obamacare does not also germany chancllor is not only syied on everyone she has ever known is controlled to control her this is public knowledge this websight tracks and saves and reroutes relables all movement on it controls you But Obamacare does not work too many black woman sitting around waiting for someone else to actualy do somthing. this is public knowledge also. Its all out there and it will all be found in the Book.

    October 24, 2013 at 12:24 pm | Reply
  8. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    imigration is broken since ronald regan but that is not what obama is doing...remember obama is a anchor baby...

    October 24, 2013 at 10:49 am | Reply
  9. Hjkftuk Dgftyu

    imigration reform wasb drsigned to hurt americans and america as much as humanly possible to get half/bread elected in the real world knowing that China and every other Nation would jump at the chance to destroy america and enslave the american people–it will all be in the BOOK.

    October 24, 2013 at 10:46 am | Reply
  10. Portland tony

    I personally thought some of his tweets were more sarcastic than mean spirited. He just tweeted what a lot of us were thinking. Anyway, he has a good sense of humor. But when you mock your bosses, no matter where you work.....you're gone!

    October 23, 2013 at 1:09 pm | Reply
    • Scott L.

      You're missing the point ... your boss doesn't have the power to snoop in your personal communications to find out if you're saying things about him. President O. shouldn't have that power either. If I use a fake name to criticize President O., will I find myself subjected to an IRS audit?

      October 23, 2013 at 1:29 pm | Reply
  11. Random

    Ask him if he, or I believe in the right to free speech ? I don't , Im sure he doesnt either.

    Our country is bull sh it. Dare not to speak your mind about our governmental overlords or be squashed.

    Land of the fearfull, home of the slaves. We deserve to take criticism over this.

    October 23, 2013 at 10:14 am | Reply
    • Random

      When I publicly trashed Kerry, he took a step back and rose to the occasion. He took the criticism to heart apparently and started doing a pretty decent job. The point is we (every single american) has the right, no the duty to trash you politicians when ever they feel moved to do so. It is the only way we will ever change anything. When that right is taken away our country is no more.

      October 23, 2013 at 10:16 am | Reply
  12. Scott L.

    So did the Obama administration use the illegal NSA records to find this person and ruin his career? And can that be legally justified because someone said he was a terrorist?

    October 23, 2013 at 9:00 am | Reply
  13. Scott

    Just another sign the administration is loosing conrtol

    October 23, 2013 at 8:51 am | Reply
  14. joe d

    who cares

    October 23, 2013 at 8:34 am | Reply

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