Trump Deletes ‘Indefensible’ White Power Tweet Called Out by GOP Sen. Tim Scott
Shortly after President Donald Trump retweeted a video on Sunday of one of his supporters proudly chanting the racist slogan “white power,” Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) called on the president to take down the “indefensible” tweet. Shortly thereafter, the president did so.
During an early morning tweetstorm, the president shared a video of seniors at The Villages, a Florida retirement community, engaging in protest. The clip featured some residents chanting “Fuck Trump” while holding up signs accusing the president of racism. Other residents, meanwhile, drove through in golf carts emblazoned with pro-Trump messages, including one man who repeatedly shouted “white power.”
“Thank you to the great people of The Villages,” Trump approvingly said of the clip. “The Radical Left…