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    On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump retweeted a reply from someone who called either Trump or former law enforcement officer Joe Arpaio a fascist.

    Early in the morning, Trump retweeted a link from Fox & friends about the program's report on ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who had been found guilty of violating a court order for targeting suspected undocumented immigrants in traffic raids. Then, a user called @MikeHolden42 tweeted back at Trump that "he" is a fascist, referring to either Arpaio or Trump himself.

    The retweet was quickly deleted from the President's feed. However, other Twitter users were just as swift in their screenshot-making abilities, documenting the retweet for everyone to see.

    Mike Holden, the user whose post Trump had retweeted, subsequently announced his "retirement" from Twitter.

    Holden made sure to change his Twitter profile description to include the President's endorsement: "Officially Endorsed by the President of the United States. I wish that were a good thing." He also put the screenshot of Trump's retweet as his header photo.

    Right before he retweeted Holden's publication, Trump made another gaffe by sharing a cartoon showing a meme where a Trump train hits CNN, a news network Trump has repeatedly blasted in the past.

    The train retweet has already been deleted as well.

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