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Former Obama Photographer Blasts Trump Over Comey's Firing With One Simple Photo

There’s no stopping Pete Souza’s Instagram account

Pete Souza, former President Barack Obama’s staff photographer, is well-known for his low-key trolling of President Donald Trump.

In March, GOOD first reported on Souza’s totally transparent jabs at the new commander in chief and his administration via his wildly popular Instagram account. Souza’s thinly veiled Insta-jokes included a doctored photo he posted to his account with the caption, “Someone has been photoshopping one of my photos. For the record, it wasn't me.” In the photo, President Obama is situated behind a camera inside a microwave, which clearly is a poke at Trump spokesperson Kellyanne Conway following her bizarre theory that Obama spied on Trump via microwaves.


In another, Souza posted a photo of Obama looking at his phone with the caption, “Glad he only tweeted out facts with his device.”

And on Wednesday, following the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey, Souza posted a photo of the now out-of-work Comey, alongside the former president and his chief Homeland Security and Counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco, former National Intelligence Director James Clapper, and Obama's former White House chief of staff Denis McDonough. The caption simply read, “Every person in this photograph is a patriot.”

As of Wednesday morning, the photo has garnered more than 50,000 “likes” and hundreds of comments.