Staffers at CPAC, The Conservative Political Action Conference, quickly tried to confiscate Russian flags with the word “TRUMP” written on the front that were being waved by audience members during President Donald Trump’s speech on Friday.
Reporter Peter Hamby said that CPAC staffers quickly realized that its attendees were waving Russian flags, and moved to confiscate them.
Crowd at CPAC waving these little pro-Trump flags that look exactly like the Russian flag. Staffers quickly come around to confiscate them. pic.twitter.com/YhPpkwFCNc
— Peter Hamby (@PeterHamby) February 24, 2017
— Tim Alberta (@TimAlberta) February 24, 2017
— Maya Shwayder (@MayaErgas) February 24, 2017
In addition to the Russian flags, journalist Sarah Posner said at least one attendee was spotted wearing a “Make Russia Great Again” t-shirt.
Spotted: A guy wearing a “Make Russia Great Again” t-shirt. #CPAC2017
— Sarah Posner (@sarahposner) February 24, 2017
— Ali Rogin (@AliABCNews) February 24, 2017
Forgetting that he provides more fake news than media outlets, Trump used his time to attack the media again, “I’m not against the media. I’m not against the press,” he said.
“I’m not against the press. I’m not against the bad stories…I’m only against the fake news media and press.”
(Article By Jeremiah Jones)