Twitter has disabled US President Donald Trump’s campaign tribute video to a black man George Floyd who died in police custody, an incident that has sparked massive race protests across the US, news agency Reuters reported this morning. “We respond to valid copyright complaints sent to us by a copyright owner or their authorized representatives,” Reuters quoted a Twitter representative as saying. The 3.40-minute-long video was tweeted on June 3. After George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police officer people all over the United States of America and the world started protesting against the Trump administration and pressurized the government to make a decision about arresting and suspending all the involved police officers. The clip, which is still on YouTube, has harvested over 60,000 views and 13,000 “likes”. The video-streaming platform’s parent Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment, Reuters reported. In the Trump campaign video on the death of George Floyd, Mr. Trump is heard saying he regretted the “grave tragedy” of Mr. Floyd’s death. The US President later in the video asks people against taking up “violence and anarchy” from getting influenced by “radical left-wing groups”. Images of riots and looting are then shown before the clip moves on to show police officers hugging people.
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