The White House said on Sunday that President Trump has not heard of someone shouting “white power” in a deleted retweet of a pro-Trump rally in Florida.
“He didn’t hear a single statement made in the video. What he saw was a tremendous enthusiasm for many fans, ”says White House spokesman Judd Deere.
There was a president retweeted the video At the beginning of Sunday, a Trump supporter parade on golf cars equipped with the marks “Trump 2020” and “Rebuild America” at The Villages, a retirement community in Florida near Orlando.
“Thank you to the wonderful people of the villages,” said the president next to the clip. “Radical Left Nothing Democrats Will Fall In The Fall. Bad Joe was shot. See you soon!!!”
At the start of the video, about two minutes, one protester said: “Raise your white voice.”
A man in the golf cart responds by shouting “White power”.
The video also shows anti-Trump protesters who can be heard shouting “Nazi”, “racist” and “f – k Trump”.
The White House said that Trump is “a big fan of the villages”.
Tweet was deleted at noon.
Sen Tim Tim, the only black Republican senator, said the president should not retweet the video before.
“There’s no question he shouldn’t retweet and just download,” said South Carolina Scott in CNN’s “Union State.”
“Everything was disturbing, absolutely comments about white power were disturbing. No question. “
According to The Villages Daily Sun, the golf cart rally was held to celebrate Trump’s 74th birthday on June 14th.