Tag Archives: Retweets

‘Will America wake up?’ Republican congressman retweets anti-immigration post from white supremacist

Iowa congressman Steve King has attracted a backlash after apparently endorsing a Twitter post from a prominent British far-right activist. “65% of Italians under the age of 35 now oppose mass immigration. Europe is waking up…” Mark Collett tweeted on Tuesday, citing a recent public opinion poll in the country. Collett came to prominence as the leader of the youth ...

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Media mans the trenches as Trump retweets bloodied CNN logo

Reactions were mostly volatile after US President Donald Trump retweeted an image that appeared to contain a blood splat over the CNN logo. The image is accompanied by the caption: “Winning.” Social media exploded on Christmas Eve after Trump, coming on the heels of a tweet in which he bashed the FBI deputy director, retweeted an image of himself lounging ...

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Delete Trump’s Twitter account after Britain First ‘hate crime’ retweets, Tory MPs say

Conservative MPs are calling for Twitter to suspend Donald Trump’s account after the US president shared inflammatory anti-Muslim videos, originally posted by far-right group Britain First. Even Home Secretary Amber Rudd didn’t reject the idea. President Trump has been met with ire from both politicians and the public, with UK PM Theresa May condemning the Donald’s actions on Tuesday. [embedded ...

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Trump retweets Jayda Fransen: 5 things you need to know about Britain First

US President Donald Trump has sparked public outcry by retweeting blatantly Islamophobic videos that were originally posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right group Britain First. After Charlottesville, this isn’t a good look. The US President has been accused of stoking the fires of far-right and anti-Muslim ideologies to his 44 million Twitter followers. Did Trump actually know ...

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Outrage after Trump retweets posts from convicted British far-right extremist

Twitter has been flooded with outrage after US President Donald Trump reposted Islamophobic videos from Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of Britain First. Many accused Trump of promoting far-right extremism and supporting anti-Muslim rhetoric. The three videos are captioned as follows: ‘VIDEO: Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches!’ ‘VIDEO: Muslim Destroys a Statue of Virgin Mary!’, ‘VIDEO: Islamist mob ...

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Trump retweets string of violent anti-Muslim videos shared by far-right Britain First leader

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 12:11 Edited time: 29 Nov, 2017 12:30 US President Donald Trump has gone on an anti-Muslim retweeting spree, sharing three tweets originally posted by the deputy leader of far-right group Britain First Jayda Fransen. The three tweets all include violent videos of Muslims, including one where a teen is thrown off a roof and beaten ...

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Pentagon ‘erroneously’ retweets call for Trump to resign

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 23:37 A social media employee at the US Department of Defense may have let slip their personal political views on the official DoD Twitter account, retweeting a call for President Donald Trump to resign. The Pentagon quickly disavowed the tweet. On Thursday afternoon, the official @DeptofDefense Twitter account retweeted a call for President Trump to ...

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President Trump retweets false facts about Obama pardons

President Trump is spreading fake pardons. Trump on Monday morning retweeted a message from a conservative journalist that included two false facts about pardons granted under former President Barack Obama. Trump retweeted the bogus claim as a defense for his controversial pardon of Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who was set to serve a jail sentence for his discriminatory ...

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President Trump retweets false facts about Obama pardons

President Trump is spreading fake pardons. Trump on Monday morning retweeted a message from a conservative journalist that included two false facts about pardons granted under former President Barack Obama. Trump retweeted the bogus claim as a defense for his controversial pardon of Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who was set to serve a jail sentence for his discriminatory ...

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Trump retweets anti-Obama meme from user with inflammatory posts

President Trump on Thursday retweeted a baffling meme from a user with a history of inflammatory posts — the latest fringe figure to make it into the commander-in-chief’s feed. “(I’m) honored beyond belief to have a retweet from one of the greatest presidents this country has had in many decades,” the user, Jerry Travone, told the Daily News. Trump retweeted ...

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