Alt-Facts: #LastNightInSweden Is Trending After Donald Trump Alludes To Non Existent Terrorism Incident

MELBOURNE, FL - FEBRUARY 18: President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the AeroMod International hangar at Orlando Melbourne International Airport on February 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Florida. President Trump is holding his rally as he continues to try to push his agenda through in Washington, DC. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Alt-Facts: #LastNightInSweden Is Trending After Donald Trump Alludes To Non Existent Terrorism Incident

Even Sweden got in on the trolling.

Published February 19, 2017

First it was the "Bowling Green Massacre" then the "Atlanta" Islamist Attack, and now, the Trump Administration’s newest never happened terrorist incident is “last night in Sweden.”

During a rally in Florida Saturday night (February 18), the president justified his “Muslim Ban” by naming incidents of terror that never took place including the quote “look at what’s happening last night in Sweden.”

The full context reads: “Here’s the bottom line, we’ve got to keep our country safe … You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this. Sweden. They took in large numbers. They’re having problems like they never thought possible. You look at what’s happening in Brussels, you look at what’s happening all over the world. Take a look at Nice, take a look at Paris.”

Well, upon hearing the new conspiracy, Twitter exploded in an uproar of savagery that made anything Trump had said previously about a non-existing event minute. Just about everyone tweeted at Sweden to see if everything was OK. Of course it was and even the Swedes got in on the fun.

“@sweden I hope you’re safe– We’re all praying for you here in Florida,” someone wrote. Even Carl Bildt, the former prime minister, tweeted out, “Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking? Questions abound.”

Check out what President Trump had to say and the reaction to it below.

Written by Paul Meara

(Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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