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President Trump Tweets, Then Deletes, Florida Protester Shouting ‘White Power’

The White House quickly released a statement regarding the incident.

There is little doubt that President Trump has revolutionized the way in which politicians use Twitter, but his prolific use of the social media platform has also been widely criticized by his opponents.

Perhaps some of this animosity comes from the fact that Trump has routinely utilized Twitter as an avenue by which to bypass the mainstream media’s spin cycle.  The President has made it a habit of correcting or refuting the narrative of the infotainment industry by simply issuing a short, stern tweet.

This weekend, however, the controversy that surrounded the Presidents’ social media posting was far more serious than a simple spat with the media.

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President Donald Trump on Sunday morning widely shared a video he said is from the Villages, a retirement community in Florida, in which a man driving a golf cart with Trump campaign posters is seen chanting “white power.”

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The President retweeted the video that showed the community’s Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters arguing with one another. The President thanked the “great people” shown in the video.

“Thank you to the great people of The Villages. The Radical Left Do Nothing Democrats will Fall in the Fall. Corrupt Joe is shot. See you soon!!” he wrote in the tweet. Roughly three hours later, the tweet no longer appeared in Trump’s timeline.

An explanation from the White House explained the incident.

“President Trump is a big fan of the Villages. He did not hear the one statement made on the video. What he did see was tremendous enthusiasm from his many supporters,” White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere said in a statement.

 

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