Viral photo of Pres. Trump rally in Phoenix actually a photo of Cleveland Cavaliers parade

CREDIT: Twitter

CLEVELAND, OH (WCMH) — Supporters of President Donald Trump shared a photo of a huge throng of people online, believing the photo to be of the president’s rally in Phoenix.

As and several other outlets point out, the photo is actually from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2016 championship celebration.

A Twitter account called @TEN_GOP sent out the photo with the caption “Massive crowd waiting outside for the Trump rally in Phoenix!” The Tweet was later deleted, but only after it was shared close to 1,000 times online.

The account, which is not affiliated with the Tennessee Republican Party, took it down and acknowledged the mistake. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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