On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump retweeted three videos to his 46.6 million followers from the Twitter account of the group's deputy leader Jayda Fransen.
Fransen herself responded by sharing a Metro story, without altering the headline which called her retweets:
hate messages from Britain First deputy leader
The world reacted with shock to the videos, whose origin cannot be independently verified.
In the UK, legal battles have restricted Britain First's ability to grab the attention of the press and public, but the President's decision to share the videos will throw a global spotlight onto the controversial group.
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