Donald Trump proudly showed off a new T-shirt on Thursday that he hopes his fans will buy to help fund his campaign and legal defense.
“You can go out and get it, have fun with it, but people like it, I have to say,” the former president said in a video posted to his Truth Social site where he showed off the $34 shirt.
He presents his mug shot, taken after his last arrest, and the words “NEVER SURRENDER!” »
But there’s a catch: the image on the shirt literally shows him surrendering.
The mugshot was taken when Trump surrendered to Georgia authorities to be charged with charges related to alleged election interference.
“They’re making me look like a criminal,” Trump complained in his video, but insisted the photo “totally backfired” as it netted him $10 million.
Proceeds from the shirt will be donated to Donald J. Trump for President 2024, Inc and Save America. The latter is the PAC he uses to pay for legal fees, among other expenses, and which USA Today said was “almost bankrupt” after spending about $150 million.
“People understand! he said in the video while selling the mug shirt.
Trump’s critics on X – aka Twitter – disagree:
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