Trump uses Obama inauguration photo as his own

Donald Trump is using a photo from Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration as his own.

On Trump’s POTUS twitter account, the background image shows the inauguration. Unfortunately it’s the wrong inauguration. It’s President Obama’s. (Timothy Cama of The Hill first noted this on Twitter.)

How fitting that Trump’s presidency begins with a lie.

Here’s the Trump’s new POTUS Twitter feed:

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Here’s the background image on that feed:

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Her e is the original image from Obama’s inaugural:

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Here’s a zoom of that Getty image:

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And here’s the Trump photo again:

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Unbelievable.

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