The video appeared to have been taken at The Villages, a Florida retirement community, and showed dueling demonstrations between Trump supporters and opponents. The president thanked "the great people" featured in the clip.
Shouting and chanting ensue between the two groups before a pro-Trump supporter driving a golf cart shouts, roughly eight seconds into the video: "White power!". Tim Scott of SC, the only black Republican senator, called on the president to take down his tweet.
He added that 'As the head of our organization, I absolutely run our organization as a quasi-Christian type of a club and the Bible does not discriminate.
Deputy White House press secretary confirmed the President did not hear that portion of the video.
When asked whether the President was aware of the supporter yelling "white power" in the video he retweeted, McEnany insisted that he "did not hear that phrase and that portion of the video".
"What he did see was tremendous enthusiasm from his many supporters".
Trump's original tweet could fuel accusations he is fomenting racial divisions amid nationwide protests triggered by the May death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.
President Trump had to criticism after saying that there were "very fine people on both sides" of the Charlottesville clash.
An analysis of Trump's Twitter account by The New York Times at the end of a year ago found that the president had retweeted at least 145 unverified accounts that had pushed conspiracy, racist or other fringe content, including more than two dozen that were later suspended by Twitter.
In some cities, protesters have pulled down or vandalized statues and memorials of historical figures - such as Confederate leaders - who defended slavery. "The Villages" was trending on Twitter as people seized on the tweet. In fact, during Trump's almost two-hour speech at his rally last Saturday in Tulsa, he criticized "the deranged crowd of leftists" who said he was "trying to destroy our history, desecrate our monuments, our attractive monuments", but at no time when did you mention George Floyd or Black Lives Matter?
Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund told CBS' "Face the Nation" that "This really is not about the president taking it down". During this time, it looked about 2 million subscribers of the American President.