Chelsea Handler put her foot in her mouth after mistaking Paulette Jordan, a Democrat and Native American girl operating for governor of Idaho, with one other Native American girl.
On Wednesday, the liberal comic tweeted a photograph of herself giving a thumbs-up subsequent to Deb Haaland, a Democrat operating in New Mexico to turn out to be the nation’s first Native American girl in Congress, as a substitute of Jordan.
Inside an hour, Handler deleted the tweet to her eight.four million followers however that did not cease customers from calling her out.
A rep for Handler didn’t instantly return Fox Information’ request for remark.
Jordan is a member of Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene Tribe and a former state consultant vying to turn out to be Idaho’s first feminine governor and first Native American governor.
Haaland is a member of Laguna Pueblo.
The Related Press contributed to this report.