Outrage ensued, especially from the United Kingdom - many members of the British government demanded an apology. UK Prime Minister Theresa May criticized the president saying Trump was "wrong" to send out the tweets. Britain First seeks to divide communities through their use of hateful narratives which peddle lies and stoke tensions.
It's worth taking a close look at the short videos Trump retweeted, all of which depict violence supposedly carried out by Muslims.
The videos showed alleged violent acts carried out by Muslims, including one of a boy on crutches being beaten by a man purported to be a "Muslim migrant". He was reportedly Dutch. "Whether it is a real video, the threat is real", she told reporters. Sanders said by reposting the videos, Trump aimed at promoting strong border security and national security.
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"They had a couple of depictions of radical Islamic terror", Trump said.
"Of course I didnt know that", Trump responded in excerpts of the interview aired Friday. "When you do your own tweeting, when you do your own social media it's fine, when you do those retweets it can cause problems, cause you never know who's doing it to start off with". "This caused huge anxiety and anger in my country, because Britain first is a bunch of racist, fascists", Morgan said. Again, Morgan interrupts to ask if he can get an apology out of him for the retweets.
"Here's what's fair, if you're telling me they're awful people, disgusting racist people I would certainly apologize if you would like me to do that", Trump said. "I know nothing about them, and I know nothing about them today other than I read a little bit", Trump told Morgan. I don't say anything you know why?
If there's no wall, there's no DACA fix Trump appears to call out Samsung over missing Federal Bureau of Investigation text messages Trump Commerce pick told lawmakers he would look at reversing Obama move on internet oversight: report MORE on Friday said he is willing to apologize for retweeting videos from the leader of the U.K.'s far-right political group Britain First in November, but stopped short of actually apologizing.