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Trump’s 2020 campaign attacks Washington Post for reporting the president is not actually Rocky Balboa

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President Donald Trump’s campaign attacked The Washington Post with a bizarre claim.

The attack occurred after the president posted a photoshopped a picture of his face on the body of actor Sylvester Stallone’s body from the movie Rocky III.

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The newspaper tweeted, “Trump tweets doctored photo of his head on Sylvester Stallone’s body, unclear why.”

The Trump campaign took issue with the newspaper’s characterization.

“Washington Post claims – without evidence – that [Trump] shared a ‘doctored’ photo,” the campaign wrote.

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Trump’s campaign was ruthlessly mocked for their attack, here’s some of what people were saying:

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https://twitter.com/PrincessBravato/status/1200204433692344320

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