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Team Trump demands dibs on mug shot windfall

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2023
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Screenshots via Trump's joint fundraising committee

The Trump mug shot is exploding on social media — with Republicans posting their own fake mug shots to ride the wave — and now his campaign is threatening to "come after" any "scammer" who uses the image to raise money.

Why it matters: The instantly iconic mug shot — the first taken of a past or present U.S. president — "will be forever part of the iconography of being alive in this time," USC professor Marty Kaplan told AP.

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