Trump campaign fundraising on Time magazine cover

Trump campaign fundraising on Time magazine cover
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal plan to contain Washington protests employs 7,600 personnel: report GOP Rep calls on primary opponent to condemn campaign surrogate's racist video Tennessee court rules all registered voters can obtain mail-in ballots due to COVID-19 MORE's reelection campaign is using Time magazine's latest cover to raise funds.

A campaign email sent Tuesday afternoon attacks the magazine for its latest cover, which reads: “How Trump’s cabinet is dismantling government as we know it.”

"TIME Magazine thinks this is an ATTACK against me?" the email, signed by President Trump, asks. "Good! The federal government is a broken, lobbyist-infested cesspool of corruption that abuses its power, cooks deals for crooked politicians, and despises hardworking Americans."


Trump's voters, the campaign argues, want to see his administration "rebuild a new government" and dismantle the old one.

"America didn’t vote for the same old thing. You voted for a wrecking ball to obliterate the status quo and rebuild a new government OF, FOR, and BY the PEOPLE!"

Time's cover story, "While Trump Is Tweeting, These 3 People Are Undoing American Government as We Know It," explores the actions of three Trump Cabinet members: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonCOVID-19 makes Trump's work with black Americans that much harder Sunday shows preview: Congress spars over next round of coronavirus relief; GOP seeks offensive after news of Flynn 'unmasking' On The Money: Small business loan program out of money | Lawmakers at impasse over new funds | Senate adjourns for week with no deal | Trump to leave decision on reopening economies with governors MORE, Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosGOP lawmaker wants probe of UPenn's Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement Taking the guesswork out of financial aid appeals Trump vetoes measure aimed at blocking DeVos student loan rule MORE and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott PruittEdward (Scott) Scott PruittTrump official violated ethics rules in seeking EPA job for relative, watchdog finds Pelosi hammers Pompeo, Trump: 'Scandalous' to dismiss IGs EPA emails reveal talks between Trump officials, chemical group before 2017 settlement MORE.

It also quotes ousted White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who said in February that the Cabinet appointees "were all selected for a reason. And that is the deconstruction."

Donald Trump Jr. tweeted similar thoughts about the Time cover when it was released last week.

"Love that @time thinks this is a negative for @realDonaldTrump as opposed to EXACTLY what his voters wanted. Thanks for acknowledging!" Trump Jr. said on Twitter.