Rock band Linkin Park became the latest musical artist to send a cease-and-desist to President Trump after their song was used without permission.
In a video that was posted onto the @RealDonaldTrump Twitter account, footage of Trump’s inauguration speech and rally speeches was accompanied by Linkin Park’s “In The End.”
“Linkin Park did not and does not endorse Trump, nor authorize his organization to use any of our music. A cease and desist has been issued,” the band tweeted Saturday.
The band’s complaint was likely inspired by deceased singer Chester Bennington’s previous public comments about Trump made when he was running for president.
Recently, the Rolling Stones as well as the estate of Tom Petty criticized President Trump for using their music without permission at campaign events.
“Both the late Tom Petty and his family firmly stand against racism and discrimination of any kind,” statement from Petty’s family after Trump’s June rally in Tulsa reads. “Tom Petty would never want a song of his used for a campaign of hate. He liked to bring people together.”
The video was originally uploaded to Twitter by White House social media director Dan Scavino, but was disabled by the social media company shortly after President Trump retweeted the message.
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