Trump says he might apologize for retweeting anti-Muslim videos coming from British far-right group

President Donald Trump says he might publicly apologize for retweeting three graphic anti-Islamic videos posted by the deputy leader of one of the U.K.’s most far-right groups.

The retweets, coming from back in November, did not include Trump commentary however drew widespread condemnation, including coming from the British prime minister’s office.

The original tweets were posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of Britain First, whose members are banned coming from mosques in England along with Wales.

“Britain First seeks to divide communities in their use of hateful narratives which peddle lies along with stoke tensions,” the statement coming from 10 Downing Street said at the time.

Speaking to the U.K. broadcaster ITV on Thursday at the earth Economic Forum in Davos, Trump said he didn’t know who the group was, adding that will he didn’t want to cause any difficulty.

“If you are telling me they’re horrible people, horrible, racist people, I might certainly apologize if you’d like me to do that will,” he said.

“I am often the least racist person that will anybody can be going to meet. Certainly I wasn’t endorsing anybody,” he later added.

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