Ex-ethics chief rips Trump as 'wannabe autocrat' for sharing image 'depicting CNN's blood on the sole of his shoe'

Ex-ethics chief rips Trump as 'wannabe autocrat' for sharing image 'depicting CNN's blood on the sole of his shoe'
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The former director of the Office of Government Ethics ripped President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer chairman of Wisconsin GOP party signals he will comply with Jan. 6 committee subpoena Overnight Defense & National Security — Pentagon tells Russia to stand down Billionaire GOP donor maxed out to Manchin following his Build Back Better opposition MORE early Sunday as a "wannabe autocrat" after the president shared an image that appeared to show "CNN's blood on the sole of his shoe."

"The wannabe autocrat just retweeted an image depicting CNN’s blood on the sole of his shoe," Walter ShaubWalter Michael ShaubPelosi faces pushback over stock trade defense Ted Cruz labels Big Bird's vaccination tweet 'propaganda' Thousands march on Washington in voting rights push MORE, a frequent critic of Trump, tweeted.

"These colicky tweets reveal he’s hurting this weekend. They make him (and our country) look weak."

Trump earlier Sunday morning retweeted a post with an image of him in a limousine and the word "WINNING" across the top. One of Trump's shoes has a dark stain on its sole and the letters "CNN" can be seen.

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Shaub frequently criticizes the president for his actions and his tweets. 

Trump often blasts the media and frequently targets CNN for its reporting on him and his administration, referring to negative coverage as "fake news."

Earlier this year, Trump tweeted a modified video of a wrestling match between himself and CNN. The video appeared to show Trump attacking and subduing a figure whose face was obscured by a CNN logo.