Eric Trump was in a huffy over the mainstream media's lack of coverage about the stock market on Wednesday.
And while on any other day Trump may have had a solid argument, news coverage was busy focusing on a more pressing issue: the shootings that happened in Virginia and San Francisco.
When Eric Trump took to Twitter this morning, he only had one thing on his mind:
Twitter quickly reminded him what was up:
Oh hey, Eric. They're a little busy reporting the MASS SHOOTING that occurred on a baseball field while Congress was practicing this morning— Amanda Guinzburg (@Guinz) June 14, 2017
Eric later retweeted his father's tweet around the shootings, offering "thoughts and prayers" to those involved, including Republican Representative and Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot in the hip and is in critical condition.
Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover. Our thoughts and prayers are with him.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 14, 2017
For many, the damage was done:
Umm -- You tweeted this after the news of the shooting of the congressman broke. Perhaps you don't have the right moral compass.— joan (@Joan_In_Ohio) June 14, 2017
Several public servants were just shot this morning in Alexandria just FYI. So yes, you're probably right, this won't be on TV anytime soon.— Jason Morrell (@CNNJason) June 14, 2017
Eric didn't seem to take much notice. He may have been preoccupied with his father's birthday celebration: