Donald Trump BUSTED Deleting Tweet Mocking Black Actor, We Got A Screenshot First (IMAGE)


On Friday night, Vice President-elect Mike Pence went to see the award-winning Broadway play, “Hamilton.” At the end of the show, actor Brandon Victor Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr, read a letter to Pence, asking him to work with the rest of President-elect Trump’s administration on behalf of all Americans, regardless of their skin color, religion, or sexual orientation:

‘We, sir — we are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us.’

‘We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and to work on behalf of all of us. This is one American story told by a diverse group of men and women of different colors, creeds and orientations.’

Coming to the aid of his partner in crime, President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter early Saturday morning, criticizing the cast of Hamilton for making the theater an “unsafe” space for Pence:

Later on Saturday, Trump tweeted, and then deleted, another comment about the letter and about Dixon’s delivery of the message. One Twitter user captured a screenshot of the tweet before it was taken down:

Donald Trump said shortly after he won the 2016 election, during an interview with Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes, that he was going to cut back on his social media use. He told Stahl:

‘I’m going to do very restrained, if I use it at all, I’m going to do very restrained.’

Despite his comments during the interview, Trump has made it abundantly clear since his November 8 victory that he will continue to use Twitter to bully those who share messages with which he does not agree. Dixon’s message to Mike Pence was respectful — he even stopped the audience from booing the vice president-elect — and definitely was not a lecture, as Trump called it. Dixon was expressing concerns that many Americans share about what the next four years will be like under Donald Trump and his white supremacist-filled cabinet, and it seems that the harsh reactions Dixon and the rest of the play’s cast have received — including threats to boycott the show — have only proven that their concerns are valid.

A video of Dixon’s message to Pence at the end of last night’s show can be seen below, via Twitter.

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