Sports Illustrated trolls Trump over fake Time magazine cover

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In Sept. 2016, he reported that Trump had purchased an enormous portrait of himself ― a very generous portrait, no less ― with $20,000 in charity funds from the Donald J. Trump foundation.

For some reason, despite being on the cover of Time many times, Donald Trump manufactured a fake cover to frame and hang in his Florida, Virginia, Ireland, and Scotland golf courses.

But closer inspection reveals that the March 1, 2009, cover is false.

"The cover seems to fit a broader pattern for Trump, who has often boasted of his appearances on Time's cover and adorned his Trump Tower office with images of himself from magazines and newspapers".

Former President Richard Nixon had appeared on the cover 55 times. "Its red border is skinnier than that of a genuine Time cover, and, unlike the real thing, there is no thin white border next to the red", wrote WaPo reporter David Fahrenthold. Just minutes after Sports Illustrated posted the joke, someone responded, placing on the cover a photo of Trump playing tennis years ago that went viral last week. Since becoming president, Trump has visited the club on multiple occasions, including this past weekend.

China, Afghanistan, Pak take next steps on trilateral dialogue
He also denied the reports that America's sale of high-tech defence items to India would have any adverse impact on Pakistan. The Chinese foreign minister is to hold meeting with Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.

Asked for comment, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the Post in an email: "We couldn't comment on the decor at Trump Golf clubs one way or another".

The Post noted that Trump had actually only been featured on the magazine's cover once before entering politics, in January 1989, when he was known as a NY business mogul.

"At 5 p.m. Tuesday, a spokeswoman for Time said that the magazine had asked the Trump Organization to remove the phony cover from the walls where it was on display".

"Global warming: A New Age of Extinction", reads one of the secondary headlines, which in fact wasn't published until the following month.

Even the barcode is a giveaway on the fake.

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