"An employee with access to the Secret Service’s Twitter account, who mistakenly believed they were on their personal account, posted an unapproved and inappropriate tweet," Special Agent in Charge Edwin M. Donovan said in a statement to ABC News. "The tweet did not reflect the views of the U.S. Secret Service and it was immediately removed. We apologize for this mistake, and the user no longer has access to our official account."
Yours truly captured a screen grab of the tweet seconds before it was deleted.
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The hazards of multiple Twitter accounts. This tweet, posted on the Secret Service’s Twitter account, was deleted seconds later.