Prime Only Members-Only Article

Did Trump’s Sharpied Hurricane Map Violate The Law?

September 5, 2019 11:03 a.m.

In response to the White House’s brazen, Sharpied alteration of a map of Hurricane Dorian’s path to include Alabama, politicos and armchair lawyers alike started speculating that Trump’s move may have done worse than commit an optics faux pas in the face of tragedy. He may, commentators speculated, have broken a law.

Prime Only Members-Only Article
To access exclusive analysis and reporting from TPM’s award-winning staff along with:
The Hive Member Forum
Members-Only Newsletter
Exclusive RSS Feeds
View All Options
Masthead Masthead
Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Executive Editor:
Managing Editor:
Senior Editor:
Special Projects Editor:
Editor at Large:
General Counsel:
Head of Product:
Director of Technology:
Associate Publisher:
Front-End Developer:
Senior Designer: