Article originally appeared on thepostmillennial.com.
President Donald Trump has been off the Twitter platform since the old days of Jack Dorsey and the previous regime, but now he’s back. He posted his mugshot on the platform.
Trump was banned after the Capitol riot of January 6, 2021, and even after Elon Musk bought the platform, rededicated it to free speech, and unbanned the former president, Trump stayed away.
But on Thursday, August 24, Trump was arrested, booked, fingerprinted and photographed for a mugshot at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, Georgia. As soon as the mugshot was released, it was instantly iconic. Trump posted the photo to his Truth Social page, a platform he launched after being banned by Dorsey’s Twitter, and then mere moments later, he came back to Twitter, now X, to share the shot.
He accompanied the mugshot with the caption “ELECTION INTERFERENCE, NEVER SURRENDER!” And a link to his website www.donaldjtrump.com.
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