Trump condemned for retweeting fake Islamophobic image featuring Pelosi - 2020-01-14

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F345.png Trump condemned for retweeting fake Islamophobic image featuring Pelosi January 14, 2020, Martin Pengelly, The Guardian

Muslim groups in the US have condemned Donald Trump for retweeting a fake image showing leading Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi wearing an approximation of traditional Islamic clothing and standing in front of the Iranian flag.

"The image is a hodgepodge of anti-Muslim tropes and garb from many traditions including some that are frequently used to stereotype and attack Muslims," Madihha Ahussain, special counsel for Muslim Advocates, a not-for-profit group, said in a statement.

"It's disappointing but not surprising that the president would use his massive Twitter platform to spread this kind of harmful, ignorant, anti-Muslim bigotry."

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{{cite news | first = Martin | last = Pengelly | title = Trump condemned for retweeting fake Islamophobic image featuring Pelosi | url = https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jan/14/trump-retweet-fake-islamophobic-image-pelosi-schumer | work = The Guardian | date = January 14, 2020 | accessdate = January 16, 2020 }}