In a late-night tweet attacking President Trump, the DNC’s official Twitter account likened President Trump’s July 4th celebration to a white supremacist rally.
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The Democratic National Committee’s official Twitter account on Monday attacked President Donald Trump’s planned Fourth of July celebration at Mount Rushmore as “a rally glorifying white supremacy.”
“Trump has disrespected Native communities time and again. He’s attempted to limit their voting rights and blocked critical pandemic relief,” the since-deleted tweet read. “Now he’s holding a rally glorifying white supremacy at Mount Rushmore — a region once sacred to tribal communities.”
The tweet linked to a Guardian article that detailed criticism from Native American tribes about Trump’s proposed Fourth of July event. The article quoted a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe who said Mount Rushmore symbolized white supremacy and glorified conquerors who committed genocide.
“Mount Rushmore is a symbol of white supremacy, of structural racism that’s still alive and well in society today,” the member told the newspaper. “It’s an injustice to actively steal indigenous people’s land then carve the white faces of the conquerors who committed genocide.”
The DNC’s Twitter account deleted the tweet after posting it.
View the now-deleted tweet here: