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Donald Trump Tweets Photo Featuring Fake Photo of Black Trump Supporters

It just wouldn’t be a day without Donald Trump doing something lousy on Twitter, but the presumptive Republican presidential nominee got an early start Saturday morning by retweeting a photo meme of a black family with the caption “Thank You Mr. Trump for Standing up for Our Country!”


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The only problem is, that photo is not of a family that supports Trump, it’s from a family reunion in Cincinnati, and the family in the picture told Buzzfeed they definitely don’t support Trump:

Eddie Perrry said the picture of his family that Trump shared was “misleading” and “taken out of context.”

“I’m not saying there aren’t black families who endorse Trump,” he said, “however, this black family didn’t endorse anyone.”

If the name on that retweet looks familiar to you, it’s because that Twitter account was also the source for this now-infamous tweet:

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