With his seemingly infinite capacity for tone deafness, Trump tweeted on Friday an HBO-style movie poster of himself with the phrase "Sanctions are coming", referring to the Game of Thrones tagline that "winter is coming", and thereby menacing Iran. The speed and creativity of numerous photoshop efforts was something to behold.
Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin weighed in on the scandal and tweeted a message to Trump as well.
The network also told CNBC: "We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes".
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Despite being back to winning ways under Solari , Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos sent out a very unusual tweet after the match. Madrid are sixth in the LaLiga table, seven points behind rivals and leaders Barcelona.
Like this story? Share it with a friend! "Every season, you read at the end of the last script "End of Season one, ' or "End of Season two, ' This read 'End of 'Game of Thrones".' And you realise, 'okay, it's really happening", the actor said.
HBO did not waste much before hitting back at Trump for his impolite misuse of a brilliant piece of literature.
The Iran nuclear deal was signed between six countries in 2015 - Iran, US, Britain, Germany, Russia, France and China for lifting economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for limitations to the country's nuclear programme.
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Moreover, in Ryan's view, the actor contributed to the unemployment rate because he walked "off the job on Wolverine ". Reynolds questioned video viewers. "Think before you vote, but definitely see The Frontrunner ", Reynolds signs off.
The President's tweet follows his speech at the United Nations in September, when he called on world leaders to cut purchases of Iran's oil.
Some of the cast members from the show tweeted their disdain. Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones, commented with a simple "Ew".
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that eight countries would be exempt from the sanctions, including Italy, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey. This happened seven years ago when Trump encouraged people to cancel their HBO accounts since HBO aired Bill Maher's show.
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Chinese state media said Trump also expressed support for a conference in Shanghai next week that Xi is using to promote the country as an import destination.