On Tuesday, Trump campaign deputy communications director Matt Wolking shared a picture of Jen Psaki, President-elect Joe Biden's incoming White House press secretary, wearing a pink hammer and sickle hat during a meeting with Russian officials.
Here’s Jen Psaki hugging Russia's Foreign Minister and Russia’s chief foreign affairs propagandist while wearing a… https://t.co/JqQ2hzgPuF— Matt Wolking (@Matt Wolking) 1606704415.0
In reality, the hat was just a gag gift exchanged among officials during an official diplomatic event, according to USA TODAY.
Undaunted, Psaki hit back at the GOP, accusing them of spreading Russian propaganda by promoting the image out of context.
For anyone who hasn't been the target of Russian propaganda (cc: @McFaul @HillaryClinton) the purpose is to discred… https://t.co/mA7meMh7WV— Jen Psaki (@Jen Psaki) 1606865047.0
Exactly ! https://t.co/uvYxNifmVM— Michael McFaul (@Michael McFaul) 1606869933.0