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CNN Slams Troops for ‘Inappropriate’ MAGA Hats Signed by Trump — Sarah Sanders Fires Back

Military support for President Donald Trump is being criticized as “inappropriate” by commentators on CNN.

During Trump’s visit to Iraq, he was filmed signing hats with the “Make America Great Again” slogan on the front and embroidered patches that showed support for Trump 2020.

However, commentators on CNN claimed that this goes against military standards and proved that the president was politicizing the trip.

“Yeah, look, it kind of blurs the line because Trump is his slogan; where is that line?” retired Rear Adm. John Kirby said. “But Barb’s right. It is, in fact, a campaign slogan that is a campaign item, and it is completely inappropriate for the troops to do this.”

Watch the video below:

https://twitter.com/CalebJHull/status/1078161397031288834

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders slammed the comments, saying the network was seeking a reason to criticize the president.

Many on Twitter agreed with Sanders, saying that it was taking the criticism too far:

https://twitter.com/dbongino/status/1078086431350968325?

The military rule in question states that “active duty personnel may not engage in partisan political activities and all military personnel should avoid the inference that their political activities imply or appear to imply DoD sponsorship, approval, or endorsement of a political candidate, campaign, or cause.”

However, this does not apply to personal belongings or campaign merchandise, which is what CNN was criticizing.

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