What happened: The fiasco started after PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday posted a screenshot on the Twitter of an article by The Washington Post titled “Trump’s defeat is a blow for the world’s demagogues and dictators” with a caption
“We have one in Pakistan too. He will be shown the way out soon.
The US embassy’s Twitter account shared the tweet which quickly sparked outrage.
Many government officials, including a federal minister and the Sindh governor, called for an apology from the embassy and told them to respect diplomatic norms.
What now: The US Embassy did issue an apology this morning and acknowledge their mistake