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Twitter removes Trump video for use of 'Dark Knight' score

The Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank CA The Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank CA
Adrian Cunningham | 10 April, 2019, 15:30

The video also used the font from the film's title cards apart from the Academy Award victor, Hans Zimmer's Why Do We Fall from the 2012 film, the third installment of Batman franchise.

The video was gone by Tuesday night, replaced with a message that read: "This media has been disabled in response to a report by the copyright owner". "2020, ' the video states, using the 'Dark Knight Rises" font.

The video opened by showing Washington DC, and a number of Democrats, including former US President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, who lost to Trump in the 2016 election. Trump has used a similar quote in the past, attributing it to Mahatma Gandhi, though there is no evidence Gandhi said it.

"First they ignore you".

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump released a freaky 2020 re-election video with the tagline: "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they call you racist". Then they laugh at you.

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Trump had used the caption "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" The White House has yet to comment on the suit.

At the time of removal, the video had racked up more than 2.3 million views.

"Mr Trump is creating the false impression that our client has given his consent for the use of his music, and even that he endorses the presidency of Mr Trump", the letter read.

During heightened tensions with Iran, he used a Game Of Thrones-style poster bearing the slogan "Sanctions Are Coming", a reference to the series' "Winter Is Coming".