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Twitter erupted Tuesday after President Trump hugged an American flag as he exited the stage after speaking at a small business owners event.
Trump had spoken to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, during which he addressed issues such as immigration and small business policies, before he made the embrace.
The article goes on to state the following:
Social media users were quick to criticize Trump for his show of patriotism in light of the administration’s controversial zero tolerance policy on illegal border crossings resulting in family separations.
“Perhaps we can issue small stuffed flags to the children in detention who are forbidden to hug each other?” one user wrote.
perhaps we can issue small stuffed flags to the children in detention who are forbidden to hug each other? https://t.co/0XrVPQqfED
— Charles Bergquist (@cbquist) June 19, 2018
At least buy the flag dinner first, Mr. President. And get a room, man,” said lawyer Bradley Moss.
At least buy the flag dinner first, Mr. President. And get a room, man. https://t.co/V7EaKEQ9Na
— Bradley P. Moss (@BradMossEsq) June 19, 2018
“U.S. Flag Code states: “The flag should never touch anything beneath it…” another user chimed in.
U.S. Flag Code states: “The flag should never touch anything beneath it…”
Pretty sure Trump qualifies. https://t.co/tHW7igQnSS
— Seth Pollack (@sethpo) June 19, 2018
One individual pointed out the administration’s plans to exit the the UN Human Rights Council.
— Kerry Eleveld (@kerryeleveld) June 19, 2018
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