Donald Trump Breaks His Silence Amid Mugshot Reveal

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Former President Donald Trump Surrenders To Fulton County Jail In Election Case
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - AUGUST 24: Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after being booked at the Fulton County jail on August 24, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. Trump was booked on multiple charges related to an alleged plan to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
"The American people know what’s going on," Trump claims.

Donald Trump turned himself in at Fulton County Jail yesterday (August 24), on various charges surrounding his alleged attempt to overthrow the 2020 election. Countless social media users were eagerly-awaiting the drop of the former U.S. president's mugshot, which was released shortly after his arrest. As expected, people online have been having a field day with it, making jokes and even recently photoshopping Gunna's face onto it. Various fakes had been surfacing throughout the evening, however, Donald Trump's official Truth Social account confirmed the real one by posting it. “MUG SHOT — AUGUST 24, 2023,” the caption of the image reads. “ELECTION INTERFERENCE. NEVER SURRENDER!

Trump was released almost immediately after his arrest on a $200K bond. Now, he has taken to Twitter to make his first post since his 2021 ban after the capitol insurrection. He shared his mugshot again alongside a link to his website. The image also features the same caption as what was posted on Truth Social. The mugshot also now lives on the front page of his website, alongside a "personal note" from Trump himself.

Donald Trump Calls His Arrest "A Travesty Of Justice"

"Today, I walked into the lion’s den with one simple message on behalf of our entire movement: I WILL NEVER SURRENDER OUR MISSION TO SAVE AMERICA," he adds. Trump is also selling some new merch on his website now which boasts the mugshot. Supporters can now rock coffee mugs, bumper stickers, t-shirts, and more that feature the famous image. Keep an eye on HNHH for more news and updates on politics.

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Caroline Fisher is a News Writer at HotNewHipHop from Chicago, Illinois. She started at HNHH this year, and has since spent her time writing about all that is newsworthy in the world of hip-hop. With a drive for hunting down the hottest stories, she enjoys documenting new developments in culture and entertainment. She also has an appreciation for hip-hop and seeks to cover the most important trends and shifts. She has a Bachelor of Arts which she received at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Having graduated in 2022, she majored in English with a concentration in Media, Rhetoric and Cultural Studies. Specializing all things music, pop culture and entertainment, some of her favorite musical artists include Snoop Dogg, OutKast, and Nicki Minaj. When she’s not writing about music she’s also a fan of attending shows, watching the latest movies, staying up-to-date with current events, photography, and poetry.
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