Trump Use of Doctored Pelosi-Schumer Photo Draws Muslim Ire

President Donald Trump circulated a fake image on Monday depicting congressional Democrats’ top-ranked leaders in traditional Muslim attire in front of the Iranian flag, drawing criticism that he was promoting Islamophobic tropes.

  • Published 13 January 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump circulated a fake image depicting congressional Democrats’ top-ranked leaders in traditional Muslim attire in front of the Iranian flag, drawing criticism that he was promoting Islamophobic tropes. The manipulated photo retweeted by Trump showed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in Muslim garb with the caption: “The corrupted Dems trying their best to come to the Ayatollah’s rescue #NancyPelosiFakeNews” https://twitter.com/D0wn_Under/status/1216667026191605760 Trump, a Republican, had… Read at AP News