Fake TIME magazine covers displayed at Donald Trump's golf club locations

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The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold reports that at least four Trump golf courses have a fake Time cover of the president framed and displayed prominently on their walls.

The Washington Post contacted TIME Magazine to find out if the cover was, in fact, a fake, and the publication revealed that it was not a real magazine cover.

It was unclear who produced the phony magazine cover, or why.

The cover, dated March 1, 2009, was never published by the magazine at any point, a spokeswoman for Time confirmed. The cover appears to celebrate his NBC reality competition show The Apprentice with the headline "Trump Is Hitting On All Fronts..."

"We couldn't comment on the decor at Trump Golf clubs one way or another", White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said regarding the fake covers.

One of the clubs where the fake cover resides is the Trump National in Virginia.




As some pointed out on Twitter, had Trump spent more time looking at the accompanying headlines on the cover, rather than just the fake tributes, it might actually have seen him embrace a different stance on climate change.

A reporter recently noticed that some things were off about the magazine cover after visiting one of the courses and noting several small but important mistakes.

Trump has often touted his consistent Time cover appearances. He will embrace the alternative Time Magazine and then hang up the cover of Thrasher he made back in the '80s right next to it. Trump said last July during a press conference.

While speaking at Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in January, he falsely claimed, "I think we have the all-time record in the history of Time Magazine".

To date, Trump has appeared on 14 covers, only one of which was before he got into politics. As Fahrenthold notes, during the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump claimed to have been on a total of eight times, six as a politician and two during his private-sector real estate career.

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