Trump Campaign Official Promotes Video With Racial Slur

An official with Trump’s reelection campaign promoted a violent video with an anti-black racial slur.

“The two competing forces collided Saturday on the Twitter feed of Trump campaign senior adviser Mercedes Schlapp, when she boosted a tweet that lauded a man in Texas in a viral video as he yelled the n-word and wielded a chainsaw to chase away anti-racism demonstrators.

After POLITICO reached out to her and the campaign, Schlapp then retweeted another account that posted a version of the video that muted the racist slur.” [READ MORE]