Trump Tweets Touting Long Island Pizza Shop — But Silent On Former Godfather Pizza CEO Herman Cain’s Death

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News broke Thursday morning that former presidential candidate and Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain had passed away from complications due to Covid-19, and President Donald Trump, instead of offering condolences to Cain’s family and friends, tweeted a promotion for a Long Island pizza shop.

The tweet, urging Trump’s followers to support “Patio Pizza and its wonderful owner, Guy Caliguri,” was posted at 10:26 am ET, minutes after Ellen Carmichael, who had been the communications director for Cain’s presidential campaign, posted the news of his passing at 10:20 am, and Cain’s official account followed at 10:26 am.

I’m very saddened to learn of the passing of my former boss, Herman Cain.
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