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Inflatable Trump Chicken Returns To Washington (Photos)

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A giant inflatable chicken donning President Donald Trump's signature hairdo and hand gestures appeared on the White House lawn.

The huge inflatable chicken imitating Trump was spotted on the Ellipse between the White House and Washington Monument on Aug. 9, the Daily Mail reported. It featured a golden coif of hair resembling the president's, along with hand gestures similar to Trump's.

Livestream images of the giant chicken were shared all throughout social media. A Twitter account, Tax March Chicken, tweeted: "This isn't my first rodeo. I've been all over the country crashing Trump events."

According to Vice Impact, the inflatable chicken was created by Seattle-based designer Casey Laitiolas. It began making appearances in Spring to protest Trump's refusal to release his tax returns, a move that organizers felt was chicken-like behavior.

Now it appears the chicken has made its return, this time to Washington, D.C.

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Filmmaker and self-described "chicken tender" Taran Singh Brar, along with other like-minded protesters, helped organize its White House debut.

"I am doing this because I think it is a very effective form of criticizing the president's behavior and actions," Brar told Vice Impact. "As you can tell it's hard to keep up with newspapers and stuff all the time because there is a lot of information coming at us, and it's easy to become overwhelmed.

"An image is worth a thousand words, and that's the case with this image. It really effectively portrays Trump as a chicken."

"The message is that he's too afraid to release his tax returns, too afraid to stand up to Putin, and is playing a game of chicken with North Korea," Brar continued.

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When asked what he hopes the inflatable chicken will accomplish, Brar revealed plans of a special march.

"Hopefully first to break through with the visuals and then hopefully build up towards an action called 'Chicken March,' where the president displays all this insecure vulgar behavior but he still wants a military parade in DC," Brar explained. "The Pentagon has turned him down because that's not what they do here. So we will give him a mock-military parade and it will feature a bunch of these Chicken-Dons and Russian inflatable balloons to protect him."

When asked what Trump might think of the inflatable chicken, Brar said he expects the president won't be thrilled.

"Considering how visually obsessed he is, it probably hurts him," the filmmaker said. "He's probably in some sort of rage."

Sources: Daily Mail, Vice Impact / Featured Image: Pax Ahimsa Gethen/Wikimedia Commons / Embedded Images: AFP/Getty Images via New York Daily News, Twitter via Daily Mail

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