As Trump enjoyed a tranquil day of golf, his Twitter account sparked a social media firestorm, where critics slammed the president for promoting a white supremacist message to his 82million followers.
As a result, the post stayed up for over three hours before his aides persuaded him to take it down.
President Trump approvingly retweeted a video Sunday of a man in The Villages retirement community in Florida shouting "white power" at antiracist protesters.
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Once officials were able to reach the president, he agreed to delete it, they said.
During a press briefing Monday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany confirmed that the President did not hear the "white power" phrase when he tweeted out the video.
Meanwhile, the White House did not return CNN's request for comment, but after the article went public, its deputy spokesperson Sarah Matthews called Trump "a world-class negotiator".
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In 2017, after the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the president notably said there were "very fine people on both sides" of the altercation that included both white supremacists and anti-racist protestors.
But the president has previously boasted that he's eagle eyed when it comes to his social media posts and endorsements.
While the video was tweeted Saturday and so far received almost 15,000 retweets, it appears to have been recorded on June 14, according to a recap of the rally posted by the community news outlet Villages News.
When asked at the time if he noticed that hashtag bashing the nation's top expert on infectious diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, Trump said, "Yeah, I notice everything".More news: Rolling Stones threaten Donald Trump with lawsuit over rally music
Bernstein, in a report based on interviews with multiple sources over a four-month period, said Trump bullied and belittled allies while fawning over autocratic leaders.