Donald Trump prepared to apologise for Britain First retweets

Source: BBC News

US President Donald Trump has said he is prepared to apologise for retweeting posts from a British far-right group.

In an interview with ITV’s Piers Morgan, Mr Trump said he knew “nothing” about Britain First before sharing three of its videos in November.

“If you are telling me they’re horrible people, horrible, racist people, I would certainly apologise if you’d like me to do that,” he told Morgan.


The interview, held in Davos, will be broadcast on 28 January at 22:00 GMT.

The president’s sharing of the controversial videos to his 40 million followers sparked a Twitter row with the UK prime minister, who criticised the move.

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