Trump Retweets Video of Supporter Shouting "White Power!"

A video shot on June 14th of a pro Trump golf cart parade through Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages Florida is garnering attention after the President re-tweeted the video

President Donald Trump's retweet of a video of one of his supporters shouting "white power" set off a "five-alarm fire" in the White House as officials scrambled to get him to delete the post on Sunday. "But if anarchy prevails, this dream comes crumbling down", McEnany said.

According to a CNN report on Monday, citing White House and intelligence officials familiar with the contents of the conversations, Trump was often unprepared for discussion of serious issues during his calls with foreign leaders - which include those with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan - and abusive to leaders of America's principal allies that some senior U.S. officials felt that he posed a danger to national security.

It showed a scene from a "Villagers for Trump" golf cart parade that took place in The Villages on June 14. But make no mistake: "it's a battle we will win", the former vice president tweeted. "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".

A source told the outlet that Trump subjected French President Emmanuel Macron to lectures and verbal "whippings" on issues like trade, immigration, and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Shortly afterward, Trump deleted the tweet that shared the video. "So, he took it down but he does stand with the men and women of The Villages".

Her deputy, Judd Deere, on Sunday pointed to the "tremendous enthusiasm" of the supporters in the video - also without noting any issue with the chant.

After hours of criticism Sunday morning, including from the only African American Republican in the Senate, Sen.

The group of officials assigned to monitor Merkel's calls with Trump also diminished in size, leaving "just a small circle of people who are involved and the reason, the main reason, is that they are indeed problematic", a German official told CNN.

It's not the first time the president has failed to condemn white supremacy.

During the 2016 campaign, it took him months to disavow David Duke, leader of the Ku Klux Klan - at one point professing he had no idea who he was.

"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", Matthews told TPM in a statement. In 2017, Trump responded to clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white nationalists and counter-protesters by saying there were "very fine people on both sides". Trump himself has denied on Twitter that he or Vice President Mike Pence were briefed on the matter.

The White House did not respond when asked whether Trump condemned the supporter's comment.

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