The video of a pro-Trump golf cart parade in the Villages, a retirement community in central Florida, includes counterdemonstrators calling the president a bigot. Corrupt Joe is shot.
"Previously, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar told CNN's Jake Tapper that while he had not seen the tweet "obviously neither the President, his administration nor I would do anything to support white supremacy or anything that supports discrimination against any person." kind".
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"I think it's indefensible, we should take it down", he added.
Trump deleted it less than an hour after Scott's comments, but he did not condemn the "white power" statement or specifically disavow the sentiment expressed by his supporter. The man who is heard shouting "white power" was responding to protesters shouting "racist".
The phrase "white power" is considered synonymous with a call for white supremacism. Tim Scott, the only Black senator in the Republican conference, said on Sunday that the video retweeted by the President was offensive and 'indefensible'. In the official review was hastily given to the simplest explanation: "the President did not hear in the video cry". Even though some folks seemed at it as an admission by Trump acknowledging his racist supporters, most folks had been outraged that the president essentially celebrated a video clip with that sort of racist rhetoric.
Trump has been accused of racism by lawmakers for attacks on Black lawmakers and for telling four congresswomen of color that they should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came".More news: Johnson says he will double down on spending plans
Trump's tenure in office has appeared to have emboldened white supremacist and nationalist groups, some of whom have embraced his presidency.
Later in "State of the Union", Sen. There also has also been a push to remove Confederate monuments and to rename military bases that honor figures who fought in the Civil War against the Union.
Twitter had earlier flagged a tweet from Trump and another from the White House's official account that warned protesters in Minnesota following the death of George Floyd that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts". "We're in a battle for the soul of the nation - and the President has picked a side".More news: India waits & watches as brands withdraw from social media advertising in US