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Trump campaign sends cease and desist to GOP Rep. Bob Good over yard sign ‘implying’ former president’s endorsement 

The Trump campaign warned House Freedom Caucus Chairman Bob Good on Friday to cease producing and displaying supplies “that give the false impression” that the susceptible Virginia Republican has the former president’s endorsement. 

A cease and desist letter, obtained by The Post, was fired off to Good and his campaign treasurer after Trump’s authorized workforce realized of yard indicators being put up in Virginia’s fifth Congressional District with the presumptive Republican nominee for the president’s title on high of Good’s title. 

“It has come to our attention that your campaign is producing yard signs purporting to indicate President Trump’s endorsement of your candidacy,” the letter from the Dhillon Law Group learn. 

“You know that is false,” the missive continued. “In fact, President Trump has endorsed your opponent.” 

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The Trump campaign demanded that Good cease producing yard indicators “implying” that he has Trump’s help. Mica Soellner/X

Trump, 77, endorsed state senator John McGuire in Virginia’s fifth District GOP main earlier this week in a Truth Social put up the place he declared that Good was “BAD FOR VIRGINIA, AND BAD FOR THE USA.”

“He turned his back on our incredible movement, and was constantly attacking and fighting me until recently, when he gave a warm and ‘loving’ Endorsement – But really, it was too late,” Trump wrote. “The damage had been done!”

Good had backed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) through the 2024 GOP presidential primaries and failed to win Trump again over regardless of endorsing him after DeSantis dropped out and showing on the former president’s Manhattan hush cash trial earlier this month. 

McGuire, a former Navy SEAL, was endorsed by the Republican Jewish Coalition final month, with the group noting that Good’s dissenting vote towards a $95 billion emergency spending invoice that included $17 billion in navy help for Israel was a significant factor. 

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Good beforehand endorsed Ron DeSantis for president earlier than backing Trump after the Florida governor dropped out. AP

The cease and desist letter warns that neither Good nor his campaign “are authorized to use President Trump’s name or the Campaign’s to falsely imply their support of your candidacy” or “claim that you represent or are otherwise associated with President Trump or the Campaign.”

“Producing and displaying materials that give the false impression that President Trump is supportive of your candidacy is a fraud on the voters of Virginia’s 5th Congressional District,” the letter states. “It is an abuse of the voters’ trust to make such false statements.”

It additional cautioned Good that “using President Trump’s name, image, or likeness in any of your fundraising materials” can be thought-about as “a fraud on the donors.” 

Trump’s workforce demanded that Good “immediately cease and desist producing and displaying materials that falsely imply that President Trump endorses you or is any way supportive of your campaign.” 

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Trump endorsed Good’s opponent within the June 18 Virginia GOP main earlier this week. AP

The Trump campaign reaped a “record-shattering” $34.8 million in small greenback donations within the hours after the former president’s responsible verdict was learn by jurors in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday.

The campaign has warned down poll Republicans shortly after the decision that it could not look kindly on candidates attempting to siphon off cash from donors that will in any other case go to Trump.

“Any Republican elected official, candidate or party committee siphoning money from President Trump’s donors are no better than Judge Merchan’s daughter,” Trump co-campaign supervisor Chris LaCivita advised Politico.

“We’re keeping a list, we’ll be checking it twice and we aren’t in the spirit of Christmas,” he added

Good’s campaign didn’t reply to The Post’s request for remark.

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