President Donald Trump’s campaign is coming under criticism after one of its senior staffers on Sunday mocked Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for “meandering” through a cemetery. Biden was visiting the graves of his late son, Beau Biden, and his first wife, Neilia Biden, and daughter, Naomi Biden.
Beau Biden died of brain cancer in 2015; Neilia and Naomi Biden were killed in a car accident in 1972.
Francis Brennan, the Trump campaign’s director of strategic response, tweeted:
The former vice president had just come from St. Joseph on the Brandywine church in Wilmington, Delaware, and was walking on a path through the cemetery. Trump was playing golf at roughly the same time.
Brennan was roundly criticized on Twitter for the callous message: