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Trump's Muslim retweets draw fire from US and abroad

 

November 30, 2017



WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump retweeted inflammatory videos from a fringe British political group Wednesday that purported to show violence being committed by Muslims, drawing quick condemnation from civil rights groups as well as a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Trump retweeted videos from Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of Britain First, a far-right British group whose profile was elevated by Trump's attention.

May spokesman James Slack said Britain First seeks to divide communities through its use of "hateful narratives which peddle lies and stoke tensions."...



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