Donald Trump may have disavowed his most virulently racist and xenophobic supporters on Tuesday, but not all of them are upset about it.
Trump disavowed the “alt-right” in a meeting with The New York Times, saying he doesn’t “want to energize the group, and I disavow the group.” The alt-right has become a catch-all term for white nationalists and neo-Nazis who have deftly spread racist and xenophobic messages through various online platforms.
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“If they are energized, I want to look into it and find out why,” Trump said, according to tweets sent by New York Times reporters at the meeting. Read more…