Donald Trump shares then deletes video of supporter shouting 'white power'

Joanna Estrada
June 29, 2020

President Trump grabbed the media's attention Sunday morning by retweeting a video that appeared to promote white power, NBC News reports.

"Thank you to the great people of The Villages", Trump had written.

Pence added that he views the Black Lives Matter movement as having a "political agenda of the radical left" that calls for cutting off funding for police departments and tearing down monuments. Corrupt Joe is shot.

Trump tweeted Saturday that a vote for him would be a vote to protect "our Heritage, History and LAW & ORDER!" "He did not hear the one statement made on the video", White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere said in a statement.

"F*** Trump! F*** Trump!" an anti-Trump protester soon yells in another part of the clip.

The video shows Trump supporters shouting the slogans.

Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democrats' presumptive 2020 presidential nominee, claimed Trump had "picked a side" in "a battle for the soul" of the country, equating the president's support for the Florida protesters with his much-maligned response to the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017.

The tweet comes on the heels of Trump's hostile response to protests against racial injustice engulfing the United States following the death of Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes in Minneapolis. Early in the video one of the supposed Trump supporters on a golf cars shouts "white power" with his fist raised at protesters. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina), the GOP's only black senator, on CNN's State of the Union, per the Hill. It is also entirely legitimate to say he just had no idea what else was in the video other than the Trump sign, ' Bolton said. "But obviously the president and I and his whole administration would stand against any acts of white supremacy".

Trump's endorsement of these supporters - and the subsequent "white power" remark - comes amid more than a month of nationwide protests against institutional racism and police brutality following the May 25 killing of George Floyd. But make no mistake: "it's a battle we will win".

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