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Donald Trump Retweeted Post Calling Him a Fascist – Celebrity News


Oops. President Donald Trump made two mistakes on Twitter on the morning of Tuesday, April 15, by retweeting a pair of controversial posts.

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Both tweets were in reply to a Fox & Friends article with a headline that read, “Trump ‘seriously considering’ a pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio.” The former Phoenix-area sheriff was convicted for failing to comply with a U.S. court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

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First, Trump, 71, mistakenly retweeted someone who called him a fascist. Twitter user @MikeHolden42 replied to the article, writing, “He’s a fascist, so not unusual.” According to ABC News, Trump deleted the retweet after about fives minutes.

The president also retweeted a violent cartoon of a train running over a person with a CNN logo covering their head. “Nothing can stop the #TrumpTrain!!” the post by Trump supporter @SLandinSoCal read.

According to The New York Times, a White House official said on Tuesday that the train tweet was posted inadvertently and was deleted as soon as it was noticed.

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The timing could not have been worse for the ill-advised train tweet. During the Charlottesville violence on Saturday, August 12, a driver drove his car into a crowd of counter-protestors, who were standing up against a white supremacist rally. A 32-year-old woman was killed and 19 others were injured.

This isn’t the first time a CNN cartoon has gotten Trump into hot water. In July, the former Celebrity Apprentice host posted a video of himself wrestling and punching a figure whose head was replaced with a logo for the TV network. The video was edited from WrestleMania 23 in 2007 when Trump competed against WWE executive Vince McMahon during a staged fight. 

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