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Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

The Rolling Stones’ 1969 classic “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” was a popular song at Trump events, including his latest rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Credit: Anwar Hussein
CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 15: Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones perform on stage at the Principality Stadium on June 15, 2018 in Cardiff, Wales.(Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)

LONDON, UK — The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. 

The Stones say in a statement Sunday that their legal team is working with music rights organization BMI to stop the use of their material in Trump's reelection campaign.  

The Stones had complained during Trump's 2016 campaign about the use of their music to fire up his conservative base at rallies.  

The Rolling Stones’ 1969 classic “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” was a popular song at Trump events, including his latest rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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