Scarborough says Trump donors are financing white supremacy

MNSBC host Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughPelosi refers to McConnell as 'Moscow Mitch' Scarborough criticized for retweeting account claiming 'no way' Epstein's death was suicide Trump hits MSNBC's Donny Deutsch over new TV show MORE said Monday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE’s reelection campaign donors are funding white supremacy. 

“The president never tones down his rhetoric. In fact, for those of you who are funding Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, you may want to take note that because you keep writing checks to this president it’s on you, it really is, because you are funding this white supremacist campaign,” Scarborough said on "Morning Joe." 

The former Republican congressman called out the “CEOs,” “business people,” “millionaires and billionaires” who are donating to Trump despite what Scarborough said are continued white supremacist attacks by the president.

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“It’s your money that is funding this white supremacy because you won't tell him to stop. You won’t tell him 'talk about the economy and I’ll write you a check, keep up the white supremacist attacks and I’m gonna ask for a refund,'” he said. 

“Why is that? Are you a white supremacist? Does your company support white supremacy? Does a corporation that you run, do they support white supremacy? Because the attacks and the attempts continue.”

Scarborough’s remarks come after two deadly shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in a Hispanic community near the Mexican border in El Paso, Texas.

The suspect in that mass shooting allegedly wrote a racist, anti-immigrant manifesto before the attack, which described fears of a Latino “invasion."

Democratic leaders have drawn comparisons between the suspect’s alleged motives and Trump’s immigration rhetoric and suggested the president helped fuel the environment that led to the attack.

Trump has offered few public remarks on the shootings, other than to say "hate has no place" in the country.

The president has also been criticized for attacks targeting elected minority officials and for not quelling a chant of “send her back,” referring to Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarWorld Jewish Congress condemns Tlaib for suggesting boycott of Bill Maher's show A lesson of the Trump, Tlaib, Omar, Netanyahu affair Tlaib suggests boycotting Maher show after he calls anti-Israel boycott movement 'bulls--- purity test' MORE (D-Minn.), at a Trump rally in North Carolina. 

Trump has denied that any of his actions, including telling minority progressive congresswomen to “go back” where they came from and calling Baltimore “rodent infested,” are racist. 

The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a combined $108 million in the second quarter. 

A spokesperson for the Trump campaign was not immediately available for comment.