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PoliticsPresident Trump features 'Game of Thrones'-style poster during Cabinet meeting: 'Sanctions are coming'

21:10  02 january  2019
21:10  02 january  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Trump's 'Game of Thrones'-inspired poster shows up at Cabinet meeting

Trump's 'Game of Thrones'-inspired poster shows up at Cabinet meeting A poster inspired by the HBO series “Game of Thrones” appeared on the desk near President Trump during a meeting with his Cabinet on Wednesday. The poster, which was was originally posted to Twitter by the president in November, says, “Sanctions are Coming,” a play on the line from the books and the show: “Winter is coming.” The poster also includes a photograph of Trump. Originally the poster was designed to promote the reimposition of sanctions on Iran that were lifted from the nuclear deal. HBO, where “Game of Thrones” airs, indirectly responded to the poster when it was originally tweeted out by Trump.

features ' Game of Thrones '- style poster during Cabinet meeting : ' Sanctions are coming '. President Donald Trump spoke at length Wednesday about the partial government shutdown But it was a " Game of Thrones "- style poster featuring Trump that was placed on a table in the Cabinet

President Trump reprised his use of a movie- style poster at a Cabinet meeting . It was a movie- style poster of the president in a bestride-the-colossus pose, hair lacquered in place, gaze serious and purposeful, with the words “ SANCTIONS ARE COMING NOVEMBER 4” emblazoned

President Trump features 'Game of Thrones'-style poster during Cabinet meeting: 'Sanctions are coming'© Jim Young President Donald Trump sits behind a "Games of Thrones"-inspired poster reading "Sanctions are Coming" during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on January 2, 2019. WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump spoke at length Wednesday about the partial government shutdown, tensions on the Korea peninsula and stock market swings.

But it was a "Game of Thrones"-style poster featuring Trump that was placed on a table in the Cabinet Room that lit up social media. "Sanctions are coming," the poster read, a riff on the "winter is coming" mantra embraced in the popular HBO show.

The use of Trump in a "Game of Thrones" meme first emerged in early November, when the president tweeted an image of the same poster.

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Donald Trump has held a cabinet meeting in the White House with a Game of Thrones - style poster about sanctions against Iran on the table in front of him. The image was a montage of the president himself with the words " Sanctions are coming ,” a direct reference to the show’s House Stark famous

President Donald Trump has turned his “ Game of Thrones ”- inspired “ Sanctions Are Coming ” meme into a poster , featuring it during a Cabinet (If so, clearly he’s not had a chance to watch the Season 7 finale yet.) Trump has the " sanctions are coming " poster of himself in this Cabinet meeting .

HBO pushed back on the use of the image at the time.

"How do you say trademark misuse in Dothraki?" the cable network tweeted, referring to the fictional language used in the series.

Trump's use of the poster is intended to highlight his administration's plans to reimpose sanctions on Iranian individuals and entities. It wasn't immediately clear why the poster was place on the table in front of the president during the Cabinet meeting.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: President Trump features 'Game of Thrones'-style poster during Cabinet meeting: 'Sanctions are coming'

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