The Washington Examiner said it was hacked in a tweet that went out Monday morning.
A tweet posted by the hacker to the conservative news outlet’s account said that President Trump “is going to hell” and that it “is garbage.”
“Trump is going to hell,” the tweet to the Examiner’s 140,000 followers begins. “Anyone who ever read the bible can tell you where it stands on rich adulterers.
“The key to God’s forgiveness is repentance. Trump’s entire political career has been about the exact opposite of that,” it continues before adding, “Also this paper is garbage for promoting ‘Trump and God.'”
The tweet was sent at 5:13 a.m. ET. Other standard, unprovocative tweets were later posted by the conservative publication.
The tweet from the hacker was taken down at approximately 7 a.m.
The Examiner later tweeted that it had been hacked and it would issue a “further statement if necessary.”
Several media members noted the tweet while speculating who might be behind it Monday morning.