Fake Blue Check Marks on Tweets Shown in Trump Impeachment Trial Accidentally, Aide Claims

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Donald Trump has repeatedly rejected having any responsibility for the 6 January Capitol violence, with his legal defence team claiming that the impeachment trial against the former US president is unconstitutional.

Fox News has cited an unnamed senior impeachment aide as saying that the inclusion of a fake blue verification check mark on tweets presented at the Senate trial of former US President Donald Trump was an accident.

They added, however, that “if anything, it is further evidence of [former] President Trump’s attention to and knowledge of what was being openly planned on January 6 by his followers, even those without Twitter verifications”.

The second impeachment proceedings against the ex-POTUS are currently underway, with Democrats accusing Trump of inciting violence during the 6 January events, when his supporters besieged the US Capitol in Washington, DC, in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying the 3 November election results.

The tweet followed Lawrence rejecting Democratic impeachment manager Eric Swalwell’s implication that she meant to bring troops to the Capitol.

“I don’t do horses ok (I’m from New York). I’m not in the army either so the use of the word cavalry would have been pretty stupid. It’s a wonder Congressman Swalwell didn’t pick up on it”, Lawrence pointed out in an open letter.

She was apparently referring to Swalwell mispronouncing the word calvary used in Lawrence’s previous tweet shared by the impeachment…

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