Actress Jamie Lee Curtis attacked President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE on Saturday over a false alarm sent by Hawaii’s Emergence Management Agency (EMA) that alerted residents to a supposedly incoming ballistic missile.
In a tweet posted Saturday afternoon, Curtis attacked Trump on Twitter, writing “YOU DID THIS!” despite the fact that EMA, which is run by the state of Hawaii, apologized for the incident Saturday afternoon and Trump was golfing at the time.
“This Hawaii missle scare is on YOU Mr. Trump. The real FEAR that mothers & fathers & children felt is on YOU. It is on YOUR ARROGANCE. HUBRIS. NARCISSISM. RAGE. EGO. IMMATURITY and your UNSTABLE IDIOCY. Shame on your hate filled self. YOU DID THIS!” the actress tweeted.
This Hawaii missle scare is on YOU Mr. Trump. The real FEAR that mothers & fathers & children felt is on YOU. It is on YOUR ARROGANCE. HUBRIS. NARCISSISM. RAGE. EGO. IMMATURITY and your UNSTABLE IDIOCY. Shame on your hate filled self. YOU DID THIS!
– Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) January 13, 2018
Hawaii’s residents were left panicked and looking for information after a cellphone notification went out early Saturday afternoon warning residents of an incoming ballistic missile threat.
The initial alert warned residents of Hawaii to “seek shelter” amid an incoming ballistic threat, while a second alert sent 38 minutes later said that “there is no missile threat or danger to the State of Hawaii.”
Hawaii’s Gov. David Ige (D) blamed the incident on an error made during a shift change.
“It was a mistake made during a standard procedure at the change over of a shift, and an employee pushed the wrong button,” Ige said.
The president was golfing at the time of the incident but was briefed on the situation, according to the White House, which called the matter a “state exercise.”
“The President has been briefed on the state of Hawaii’s emergency management exercise. This was purely a state exercise,” White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement.