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Trump Retweets Incendiary Anti-Muslim Videos From Controversial Group

Jayda Fransen, emissary personality of a far-right classification Britain First, tweeted: “GOD BLESS YOU TRUMP! GOD BLESS AMERICA!” after a boss retweeted a video from a argumentative group.

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Jayda Fransen, emissary personality of a far-right classification Britain First, tweeted: “GOD BLESS YOU TRUMP! GOD BLESS AMERICA!” after a boss retweeted a video from a argumentative group.

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Updated 11:44 a.m. ET

President Trump common with his millions of Twitter supporters Wednesday morning agitator videos from a far-right British anti-Muslim party, sketch critique from Britain’s primary apportion and Islamic groups.

The videos are from Britain First. The group’s emissary leader, Jayda Fransen, claims they uncover Muslims assault non-Muslims. The 3 that Trump common were patrician “Muslim migrant beats adult Dutch Boy on crutches!” and “Muslim destroys a statue of Virgin Mary!” and “Islamist horde pushes teenage child off roof and beats him to death!”

The provenance of a videos is not clear. Fransen was convicted in Britain in Nov 2016 of religiously aggravated nuisance after abusing a lady wearing a hijab. Earlier this month, she was charged with regulating “threatening, violent or scornful difference or behavior” after a debate she finished in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

She seemed to be overjoyed over Trump’s retweets, proclaiming in all caps, “THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, DONALD TRUMP, HAS RETWEETED THREE OF DEPUTY LEADER JAYDA FRANSEN’S TWITTER VIDEOS! DONALD TRUMP HIMSELF HAS RETWEETED THESE VIDEOS AND HAS AROUND 44 MILLION FOLLOWERS! GOD BLESS YOU TRUMP! GOD BLESS AMERICA!”

Trump has formerly demonstrated his passion toward a Muslim faith, dogmatic “Islam hates us” during final year’s presidential campaign, as good as job for a “total and finish shutdown” of Muslims entering a U.S.

White House mouthpiece Sarah Huckabee Sanders shielded Trump’s pity of a videos. “Whether it’s a genuine video, a hazard is genuine and that is what a boss is articulate about.” She pronounced Trump wants to “promote clever borders and clever inhabitant security.”

The Council on American-Islamic Relations cursed Wednesday what it called a president’s “incitement to assault opposite American Muslims.”

And a orator for British Prime Minister Theresa May said, “It is wrong for a President to have finished this.”

His preference to retweet a videos was criticized on Twitter by during slightest one ally, former CNN horde Piers Morgan, who called a retweets “madness.” Morgan won a Trump existence uncover “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2008.

But another distinguished Trump believer was all for it — former Ku Klux Klan grand sorceress David Duke, who pronounced Trump was “showing us what a feign news media WON’T.”

Trump also couldn’t conflict weighing in on a banishment of Today uncover horde Matt Lauer by NBC over allegations of “inappropriate passionate behavior.”