On Twitter, the USA's president, Donald Trump shared a picture of the dog, who has been hailed as a hero in the UNITED states after having participated in the attack on the killed the IS-leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
In the picture you see Donald Trump give the dog a medal of honor on the neck.
The only problem is that the image is fotoredigeret.
AMERICAN HERO! pic.twitter.com/XCCa2sGfsZ— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 30, 2019
the Image is according to american media, the Washington Post and The New York Times an edited version of a picture that was taken of the news agency AP in 2017.
In the original image is Trump by giving krigshelten James McCloughan see the honorary medal about the neck.
McCloughan received in 2017 the medal for having rescued ten men in a brutal battle over several days in Vietnam in 1969.
Trump said at the time that "we have the deepest respect for your actions and your courage".
On the edited picture with the dog is the classic star on the see the honorary medal replaced with a hundepote.
There is also a watermark from the media to The Daily Wire, which also shared the image on his Twitter profile.
the news editor at the medium, Jeremy Boreing, writes on his Twitter profile, that the picture of course is a joke, and that the media is behind the editing.
the 73-year-old McCloughan says to The New York Times, that he does not feel offended about being replaced by a dog.
- The here recognises the dog as a part of the team of brave individuals, he says.
McCloughan goes on to say that he worked with a dog during the war in Vietnam, and adds, "dogs are very brave".
The White House has not commented on the matter. Therefore, it is not known whether The White House or Trump have shown that McCloughan was originally in the picture.