Stanislaus County Superior Court officials are blaming a hacked Twitter account for a post Thursday afternoon that endorsed President Donald Trump’s reelection and ridiculed protesters who tore down a Confederate statue.

The post, which appeared shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday, retweeted a video uploaded by One American News Network anchor Alex Salvi showing protesters on Wednesday evening dismantling statues encircling the Confederate monument in Portsmouth, Virginia. Debris appears to hit someone in the crowd. Local media reported Thursday that a man at the gathering sustained serious head injuries.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]