President Trump re-tweets video with 'white power' chant

Elias Hubbard
June 30, 2020

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Trump supporter: "White power!"

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Tim Scott called it "indefensible" for President Donald Trump's to tweet of a video showing one of his supporters chanting "white power".

The two-minute clip begins with two apparent supporters of the president, who are driving a golf cart down the street as part of a pro-Trump golf cart rally in The Villages senior community in Florida.

Trump had written, "Thank you to the great people of The Villages" in his post, but the White House later reportedly claimed that the President did not hear the phrase.

In the post on Twitter, Mr Trump wrote "thank you to the great people of The Villages" - a retirement community in Florida he visited past year. "From negotiating the phase-one China deal and the USMCA to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies contributing more and defeating ISIS, President Trump has shown his ability to advance America's strategic interests". The video also shows anti-Trump protesters shouting "Nazi", "racist", and profanities at the Trump backers.

So I talked to the president before coming out here.

The pressure to remove the tweet cranked up when Republican Sen.

'There's no question. He should not have retweeted and he should just take it down, ' Scott said on CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper.

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, condemned Trump. At one point, the protestor steps in front of a golf cart before the driver hits the gas, bumping into her.

The AP report said that the White House, however, did not respond when asked if President condemned the supporter's comment.

President Trump had to criticism after saying that there were "very fine people on both sides" of the Charlottesville clash.

Officials said that while the president gets lots of content to share from aides and allies, the "white power" incident is a 'lesson to all of us in the White House to be more aware of what's out there'. More recently, in May, Trump used similar language, calling protesters "very good people" after they carried guns into the Michigan Capitol to demonstrate against the governors' stay-at-home order.

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