Ex-Obama speechwriter mocks Trump, Palin photo
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A former top speechwriter to President Obama mocked a photo of President Trump with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) and musicians Ted Nugent and Kid Rock on Thursday, joking that "this is the day" Trump became commander in chief.

Trump reportedly dined with Palin, Rock and Nugent on Wednesday. The three were pictured together in the Oval Office along with Rock's fiancee, Audrey Berry, and Nugent's wife, Shemane Deziel. 

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Further details of the visit were not immediately made known.

Favreau's words parody those of a pair of CNN commentators, who have drawn scorn for their declarations that Trump "became president" with one action or another. 

Van Jones said in February that Trump "became president of the United States in that moment" when he honored a fallen Navy SEAL's widow during his first-ever address to Congress.

Similarly, CNN host Fareed Zakaria said Trump "became president of the United States last night" the day after he ordered an air strike on Syria following its recent chemical weapons attack.