Trump removes controversial ‘white power’ tweet
Donald Trump He has removed a tweet in which he approved of a video showing one of his followers yelling “White power!” in a group of anti-Trump protesters.
The President of the United States, or someone with access to his Twitter account, deleted the controversial tweet at 11 am EST, more than three hours after it was posted at 7.39 am
“This is not really about the president taking him down,” said famed civil rights lawyer and academic Sherrilyn Ifill he said on CBS’s Face the Nation. “This is really about your judgment in putting it first.”
Vice President of the United States Mike Pence it has attributed the alarming increase in coronavirus cases in the United States in part to young people who do not follow the patterns of social distancing.
“What is happening here is a combination of an increase in testing: we can evaluate much more Americans than we could several months ago, but it may also be an indication that as we are opening up our economy, that younger Americans they have been gathering in ways that may have ignored the guidance we gave at the federal level for all phases of reopening, ”Pence said on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday.
Pence, who heads the White House coronavirus task force, canceled campaign events for next week as states experience a surge in new coronavirus cases, though he will still travel to those states to meet with their governors. and health teams.
South Carolina Tim Scott, the only black Republican in the United States Senate, has condemned Donald TrumpRetweet of a video containing a white power message and said it should be removed from Twitter.
“There’s no question he shouldn’t have retweeted it and should just delete it,” Scott said on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday.
“He was so blasphemed, everything was offensive. Certainly, the comment about white power was offensive, “he added. “It is indefensible. We should shoot it down.
Donald Trump’s motorcade has just arrived at Trump National Golf Club in Loudoun County, according to the White House press group.
This marks the 272nd day he spent at one of his golf clubs and the 364th at one of his properties since he took office, according to CNN’s tally.
Just like yesterday, a group of protesters was waiting outside the club for the President of the United States, including a woman with a sign saying “I ordered the book of Mary.”
Donald Trump He arrives on Sunday morning and seems to approve a video showing one of his followers screaming “White power!” in a group of anti-Trump protesters in central Florida.
The embattled President of the United States retweeted a video he said was from Villages, a retirement community in central Florida, showing Trump supporters clashed with protesters.
“Thanks 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 !! “he wrote.
Trump’s health secretary, Alex AzarHe responded to CNN’s State of the Union video on Sunday morning.
“I have not seen that video or that tweet, but obviously neither the President, his administration nor I would do anything to support white supremacy or anything that supports discrimination of any kind,” said Azar.
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Confirmed coronavirus infections have passed the 10 million mark worldwide. A count compiled by Johns Hopkins University recorded the grim landmark on Sunday, after India and Russia added thousands of new cases.
The United States reported more than 42,000 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday with increasing infections in 29 of 50 states. Overall, deaths in the United States from Covid-19 have exceeded 125,000 with more than 2.5 million confirmed cases, the most in the world.