Donald Trump campaign tweets photo of Nazi soldiers inside U.S. flag, blames intern

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign says an intern is to blame for a tweet of a steely-eyed Trump faded into the background of an American flag alongside $100 bills and marching Nazi re-enactors with the hashtag #MakeAmericaGreatAgain.

The silhouetted Nazis were pointed out by John Schindler on Twitter, who said he was "100% certain [of the] Waffen-SS ID on the Trump pic." The Hill noted that Schindler was a former professor at the Naval War College and retired intelligence official.

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The Hill wrote that other historians confirmed Schindler’s suspicion.

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Some extra leg work on this done elsewhere revealed the stock photo source.

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Trump's original tweet has since been deleted but was captured in a screen shot.

Confirming this as a faux-pas, the tweet was deleted from the account an hour later, and the Trump campaign attributed the mistake to a “young intern” who may hear the words “you’re fired” in the coming days.

(H/T Mother Jones)