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Senior Trump aide apologizes after promoting video of chainsaw-wielding man yelling racial slur


Republican Party officials are pressing forward with plans to hold an in-person national convention amid coronavirus; senior adviser to the Trump-Pence 2020 campaign Mercedes Schlapp joins ‘The Daily Briefing.’

One of President Trump's senior campaign advisers has apologized after promoting a tweet praising a chainsaw-wielding man who used a racial slur while admonishing protests.

“I retweeted without watching the full video and I deeply apologize," Mercedes Schlapp said in a statement provided to Fox News. "I deleted the tweet.  I would never knowingly promote the use of that word. The intent was that these protestors wanted to call the ...


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