Officials were unable to contact Trump on the golf course to remove the retweet from the video showing the man singing ‘white power’: report

President TrumpDonald John Trump Top intelligence officials issue statements criticizing the leak of information about Russian rewards. Information on Russian rewards was included in Trump’s daily briefing: Reports that Senators will have access to intelligence about Russian rewards on US troops MOREThe retweet of a video that included a protester yelling “white power” during the Florida protests sparked a “five-alarm fire” at the White House on Sunday, NBC News reported.

Two unidentified White House officials told the network that the video remained in the president’s Twitter feed for more than three hours because it could not be located. Trump was reportedly at his Virginia golf club and hung up his phone.

Attendees also were initially unable to reach deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino in an effort to remove the post, NBC News reported.

In the now-deleted tweet, Trump praised the Florida protesters featured in the video, adding: “Thank you to the great people at The Villages.”

“The radical left does nothing Democrats will fall in the fall. Corrupt Joe is shot. See you soon !!! “Trump posted.

The video that Trump retweeted shows a clash between anti-Trump protesters along a street and pro-Trump protesters driving golf carts.

A protester yelled “white power” within the first nine seconds of the video. The president’s post was removed at 11:30 am

“The president didn’t hear that phrase in that part of the video, and when he was told he was there, he took that tweet,” White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told Monday “Fox & Friends.”

White House spokesman Judd Deere also denied that the president had heard the statement.

Presumptive Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe BidenJoe Biden Russia’s rewards information included in Trump’s daily briefing: Reports House Democrats to offer roadmap to resolve climate crisis Supreme Court ruling could trigger new legal challenges for bureau of consumers MORE He criticized Trump for the tweet, sharing Sunday: “We are in a battle for the soul of the nation, and the president has chosen a side.”

Senator Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene Scott Feee: On statues and statutes The Memo: The Republican Party shrinks in the face of Trump’s new racial controversy If Democrats want criminal justice reform, they should work with Republicans MORE (RS.C.), the only black Republican senator, told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he found the video “offensive.”

“We can play politics with it, or we can’t. I’m not going to do it, “he added.

The Hill contacted the White House for comment on the NBC report.