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Fake Photograph Linking Trump To Alt-Right Figure Goes Viral

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A fake photograph depicting President Donald Trump with “alt-right” personality “Millennial Matt” went viral on Twitter after being tweeted by The Telegraph’s Raf Sanchez went viral across Twitter.

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As of this article’s publication, the fake photograph yielded nearly 24,000 retweets.

A corrective tweet has yielded 229 retweets as of this article’s publication.

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Sanchez acknowledged that he sought to connect Trump to white supremacist groups in a subsequent tweet.

Twitter profile has “temporarily restricted” Millennial Matt’s profile.
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H/T Sam J. at Twitchy.
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