Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrage

Deputy press secretary claims Trump had not heard the racist language of video he tweeted that was posted for nearly four hours

Donald Trump has deleted a tweet he sent featuring video of a Trump supporter shouting, “White power! White power!” after an outpouring of grief and outrage at racist language flowing directly from the White House once again.

The tweet was deleted after it drew fierce criticism from across the political spectrum, including from Tim Scott of South Carolina, the sole African American Republican in the Senate.

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