DNC Deletes Tweet Claiming Trump 'Glorifying White Supremacy' at Rushmore Event

Written by Newsfront | Source: Newsfront | June 30, 2020 06:34 PM

The Democratic National Committee's official Twitter account Tuesday accused President Donald Trump of "holding a rally glorifying white supremacy" before quickly taking the tweet down, the U.K.

's Daily Mail reports.

Several people managed to get screengrabs of the tweet before it was removed. The tweet referenced Trump's July 3 visit to Mount Rushmore in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, ahead of the Independence Day weekend. The event will also include fireworks and a military aircraft flyovers.

According the screengrab, the now-deleted tweet read:

"Trump has disrespected Native communities time and again. He's attempted to limit their voting rights and blocked critical pandemic relief. Now he's holding a rally glorifying white supremacy at Mount Rushmore — a region once sacred to tribal communities."

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