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KitchenAid Apologizes For Obama Tweet

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., (UPI) —  KitchenAid issued an apology about a controversial message sent from its official Twitter account about U.S. President Barack Obama’s dead grandmother.

The tweet, posted during Wednesday night’s presidential debate read: “Obamas gma even knew it was going 2 b bad! ‘She died 3 days b4 he became president.’ ”

Obama mentioned his grandmother during the debate while discussing the importance of Medicare and Social Security, CNN reported Thursday.

“You know, my grandmother — some of you know — helped to raise me,” Obama said. “My grandfather died a while back. My grandmother died three days before I was elected president. And she was fiercely independent. She worked her way up, only had a high school education, started as a secretary, ended up being the vice president of a local bank. And she ended up living alone by choice and the reason she could be independent was because of Social Security and Medicare.”

The home appliance brand said the person who wrote the tweet on behalf of the St. Joseph, Mich., company will “no longer be tweeting for us.”

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