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In Response to Criticism, Photos of Inaugural Crowd Appear in White House Press Briefing Room

After using a speech at the CIA to accuse the media of lying about his poor inauguration attendance in a way that many found to be in poor tasteDonald Trump has doubled down by putting photos of his inaugural crowd in the press briefing room.

Here’s a tweet from CNN’s Jim Acosta:

His colleague Jeremy Diamond observed that half of the photo’s crowd size is comprised of Trump’s VIPs.

Other members of the news media weighed in:

“Embarrassing,” “pathetic,” and “ridiculous” all words that are cropping up in the general Twitter reactions to the move.

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