Trump's team had the worst excuse after he shared a video of supporters shouting 'white power'

Trump's team had the worst excuse after he shared a video of supporters shouting 'white power'

On Sunday, Donald Trump caused major controversy after he shared a video on Twitter of one of his supporters clearly shouting 'white power.'

In the clip, which is more than two minutes long, people at The Villages, a retirement community in Florida, clashing after a group of anti-Trump protesters berated Trump supporters who were driving past in golf carts.

In a since-deleted tweet, Trump thanked the people of The Villages adding:

The Radical Left Do Nothing Democrats will Fall in the Fall. Corrupt Joe is shot. See you soon.

Around ten seconds into the video, a Trump supporter is told that he is a racist and doesn't seem to mind that at all, responding of cries of:

White power, white power.

Although Trump has removed his tweet, it did not go unnoticed and the White House scrambled to come up with an excuse as to why Turmp would share a video of his supporters openly admitting that they are white supremacists. In a statement given by spokesperson Judd Deere to the Associated Press they claimed that the president didn't hear what the man in the video said:

President Trump is a big fan of The Villages. He did not hear the one statement made on the video. What he did see was tremendous enthusiasm from his many supporters.

We don't know about you but it's was pretty obvious what the man was saying and he basically said it right at the start of the video. Either Trump has very poor hearing or isn't watching the videos that he is sharing with his 82.5 million followers on Twitter, which is deeply concerning. Needless to say people weren't buying this explanation:

To make this situation even worse for Trump, the account that he retweeted the video from (@davenewworld_2) is obviously not a big fan of the president but thanks to him has exposed a small section of his supporters as racists. Perhaps he really doesn't check the tweets before he starts sharing them...

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