German magazine cover shows Trump doing Nazi salute

A German news magazine's latest cover image shows President TrumpDonald TrumpWarren says Republican party 'eating itself and it is discovering that the meal is poisonous' More than 75 Asian, LGBTQ groups oppose anti-Asian crime bill McConnell says he's 'great admirer' of Liz Cheney but mum on her removal MORE doing a Nazi salute.

German publication Stern is portraying Trump wearing an American flag and doing the salute, which is illegal in Germany. The caption reads “Sein Kampf,” which means “his struggle” — a reference to Adolf Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf,” or "My Struggle." 

“Neo-nazis, Ku Klux Klan, Racism: As Donald Trump stirs the hate in America,” a translation of the cover reads.


Trump has faced harsh criticism for his reaction to violence at a Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally earlier this month. Trump blamed "both sides" for the violence, specifically faulting the "alt-left" counterprotesters who opposed the white supremacists. One counterprotester was killed in the clashes.

Another German magazine, Der Spiegel, featured Trump wearing a KKK hood last week. The New Yorker and The Economist have both depicted Trump alongside a similar hood.

“What about the alt-left that came charging at the — as you say, the alt-right?” Trump said days after Charlottesville, defending his remarks blaming both sides. "Alt-right" is a term that typically refers to a political ideology that mixes populism with white supremacy and anti-Semitism.

“Do they have any semblance of guilt? What about the fact they came charging with clubs in their hands, swinging clubs? Do they have any problem? I think they do. As far as I am concerned, that was a horrible, horrible day.”