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The Trump campaign wasted no time in capitalizing on former President Donald Trump's arrest by selling merchandise featuring his mugshot. Tr

Alan Daniels

Alan Daniels

25 August 2023 8:47 am

Campaign Offers Trump Mugshot Merchandise Within Minutes

The Trump Campaign Capitalizes on Former President Donald Trump's Arrest

The Trump campaign wasted no time in capitalizing on former President Donald Trump's arrest by selling merchandise featuring his mugshot. Trump was arrested and booked on charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in Georgia. The campaign began selling the merchandise shortly after his booking photo was taken at the Fulton County Jail.

Merchandise Featuring Trump's Mugshot

The Trump campaign's website is now selling merchandise that includes t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, mugs, beer Koozies, and bumper stickers. The items are being sold for various prices, with t-shirts and long-sleeved shirts priced at $34, mugs at $25, beer Koozies at $15, and bumper stickers at $12. The products feature the caption "NEVER SURRENDER!" and are sold by Trump Save America, a joint fundraising committee for Donald J. Trump for President 2024 and Save America.

First Mugshot of a Former or Current U.S. President

The article discusses the availability of merchandise featuring former President Donald Trump's mugshot. Other vendors quickly started selling products with his booking photo, which is the first mugshot ever taken of a former or current U.S. president. This is also the first time Trump has had a mugshot taken, despite being previously arrested in a different criminal case.

Charges and Arrest Conditions

The former president, Donald Trump, is facing charges in four different criminal cases. In Georgia, he is facing 13 counts including racketeering, fraud, making false statements, and asking a public official to violate their oath of office. Trump and 18 others charged in the Georgia case had a deadline to turn themselves in to the police, which was on Friday.

Former President Donald Trump has been released on a $200,000 bond, as per an agreement made earlier this week. As a condition of his release, Trump has agreed to certain restrictions on his social media activity. He is not allowed to post on social media platforms about his co-defendants or witnesses. However, following his arrest on Thursday, Trump posted on a platform called X (formerly known as Twitter) for the first time in over two years.

Trump's Message and Criticism

Former President Donald Trump has posted his mugshot on his campaign fundraising site, along with a message claiming that he was arrested in Fulton County, Georgia, despite not committing any crime. Trump asserts that he entered the "lion's den" to convey a message on behalf of his movement, vowing to never give up on his mission to save America.

The provided content includes a message urging people who are struggling due to the current leadership to refrain from donating. It also mentions former President Trump's criticism of Georgia authorities for involving his co-defendants in a criminal case, stating that their lives have been ruined.

Concern for Unjustly Involved Individuals

In a recent statement on Newsmax, former President Donald Trump expressed his concern for individuals who have been unjustly involved in a certain situation. Trump referred to these people as "high-quality" individuals who are unaware of the reasons behind their involvement. He emphasized the need for their release from the distressing circumstances they are currently facing.

Trump's Absence from Republican Primary Debate

Former President Donald Trump chose to skip the first Republican primary debate hosted by Fox News and instead participated in a lengthy interview with former Fox News host Tucker Carlson. The interview was released on a specific date, coinciding with the timing of the debate. According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, as of Friday, Trump holds a significant 41-point lead for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination.

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