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    Late last week, Reuters reported that campaign staffers for presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had donated to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, which is paying the bail for people arrested during the protests over the death of black American man George Floyd at the hands of police on 25 May.

    President Donald Trump has lashed out at presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden following a report that the former vice president’s campaign staffers had made donations to a Minnesota organisation that is paying the bail for those who have been detained during the ongoing George Floyd protests across the US.

    “Sleepy Joe Biden’s people are so Radical Left that they are working to get the Anarchists out of jail, and probably more”, Trump tweeted on Monday, slamming Biden as a “clueless” person who “doesn’t know anything about it”.

    The remarks immediately provoked an online uproar, with many netizens praising Biden and slamming POTUS for being afraid of “showing up” and allegedly preferring to hide in a bunker amid the riots.

    “Joe [Biden] is actually out on the streets, he knows more about what is going on than you do, Bunker Boy”, one user tweeted, in an apparent reference to Trump.

    Some, however, signaled their support for the US president, asserting that “Joe Biden’s campaign is funding a terrorist organization” and that they “support President Trump more than ever”.

    This comes a day after POTUS announced that the US government would designate the left-wing Antifa movement as a terrorist organisation, thereby effectively making it illegal on American soil.

    Trump labelled the group's members "anarchists" and praised the National Guard for stopping them in Minneapolis, Minnesota amid the current riots over the death of African-American man George Floyd at the hands of police last week. 

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