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Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:10 AM

Trump pulls troopers photo from atop his social media after controversy erupts

Donald Trump removed a photo from the top of his social media page Thursday of him posing with 31 uniformed Pa. troopers after police said they did not give the former president permission to publish it.

Trump left the photo in his news feed on his social media account at “Truth Social,” a platform he launched after getting banned from Twitter that attracts his fans. But he removed it as the banner of his account sometime before 4 p.m., hours after PennLive posted a story about the controversy, and replaced it with a generic crowd photo from the rally in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania last week where the troopers were helping to provide security.

Trump’s former deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino Jr. had published the photo last week, hours after the campaign rally ended, but also removed the photo Thursday afternoon of Trump standing amid rows of troopers from his newsfeed on Truth Social. The photo was still visible on his Twitter account shortly before 5 p.m.

A police spokesman said troopers working security at the campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre agreed to a “private photo op” with the former president thinking they would get memorabilia, not plastered on social media.

https://www.mlive.com/news/2022/09/trump-pulls-troopers-photo-from-atop-his-social-media-after-controversy-erupts.html


About that pic of Trump with those troopers from the other day...

Here's what a police officer beaten and tased on Jan. 6 thinks about it:

"Those two or three dozen Pennsylvania state troopers, from the bottom of my heart, can go fuck all the way off."

In addition to Trump having incited the attack on the Capitol that resulted in 140 officers injured, one dead, four officer suicides, there is the fact that he's under at least three active criminal investigations.

Are PA troopers in the habit of taking photos with suspects?





“That’s unacceptable. It alienates a lot of people,” said U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn, who was beaten and subjected to racial threats during the final phase of Trump’s coup attempt. “Taking a formal picture at a rally where he’s literally attacking the FBI and the DOJ, your brothers and sisters in law enforcement, by the way … that’s a slap in the face.”

Michael Fanone, a former Washington police officer who suffered a heart attack and traumatic brain injury after being beaten and electroshocked on Jan. 6, had a more blunt assessment of the photo.

“Professionally? It’s unprofessional. It’s improper,” he said. “Personally? Those two or three dozen Pennsylvania state troopers, from the bottom of my heart, can go fuck all the way off.”

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Reply Trump pulls troopers photo from atop his social media after controversy erupts (Original post)
demmiblue Sep 9 OP
MagickMuffin Sep 9 #1
dalton99a Sep 9 #2
Lucinda Sep 9 #3
louslobbs Sep 9 #4
riverbendviewgal Sep 9 #5
lindysalsagal Sep 9 #6
2naSalit Sep 9 #11
Traildogbob Sep 9 #7
dchill Sep 9 #8
calimary Sep 9 #9
2naSalit Sep 9 #12
gratuitous Sep 9 #10
twodogsbarking Sep 9 #13
LiberalFighter Sep 9 #14
Hermit-The-Prog Sep 9 #15
ultralite001 Sep 9 #16

Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:17 AM

1. He loves his Props



I noticed some not smiling, some looking down, some not wanting to be there, some perhaps not. And one not in uniform.


Congratulations enforcers for being there, used up all the other props he uses!


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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:20 AM

2. Kick

The Pennsylvania state troopers are not the only police officers to continue supporting Trump. Florida’s Palm Beach Police Department earlier this year held its annual major fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago, Trump’s social club in that town, putting hundreds of thousands of dollars into Trump’s personal cash registers, and it plans to do so again in January.

A year ago, the New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association held a fundraiser at Trump’s golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, just two weeks after the New York Police Department’s 17th Precinct, a few blocks from his Trump Tower high-rise, welcomed him for a Sept. 11 photo opportunity.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:50 AM

3. ...

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:51 AM

4. Why would these troopers want a

photograph of themselves with a traitor who has stolen top secret intelligence and most likely has sold it to adversaries, causing incalculable damage to this country and other nations around the globe? I wonder what percentage of the police across this country still support this traitor. Notice they didn’t want this photo to get out to the rest of us. Their fascism is showing…..well, it’s kinda always showing isn’t it?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 11:47 AM

5. They appear to be all white.

Maybe all male, not sure

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:11 PM

6. Tell me if I got this right: They volunteered to pose with the gangster, so they can show their frie

friends and family, but they don't want the real world to know about it?

Am I right?

So, there's something publicly shameful about him, but they love him, anyway???

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Response to lindysalsagal (Reply #6)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:35 PM

11. That's right.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:22 PM

7. Fake grins and those fucking thumbs up gesture

If we can not execute him for treason, can we at least cut off those fucking thumbs. The Middle Eastern laws allows for cutting off hands and heads for crimes. Removing his damn thumbs for his multiple crimes would be a good start. Where he can not have pictures of himself celebrating crimes with those tiny thumbs. Harder to count scammed Money without thumbs.
And texting.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:25 PM

8. I agree completely with Michael Fanone!

All the way off!

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:29 PM

9. Fanone speaks for me.

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Response to calimary (Reply #9)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:38 PM

12. Same here...

I knew it was his quote before I saw who said it.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:32 PM

10. If it's pictures of himself surrounded by law enforcement the former guy wants

He can just turn himself in for espionage, treason, theft of classified documents, and fraud. I'm sure lots of cops would love to be in the photo of the phalanx escorting him to his cell.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 12:59 PM

13. Hopefully Governor Wolf will intervene.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 01:04 PM

14. Who paid for security?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 02:59 PM

15. Next up, police pose with El Chapo Guzman.

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