Amid Floods, Tragedy, Trump Promotes Book of Political Ally

Today, as all of the cable news channels are showing video of people stranded by floods due to hurricane Harvey, and multiple deaths and injuries have been reported due to the storm, Donald Trump is, of course, tweeting.

But he's not just tweeting about Texas. Among his tweets this morning was this:

The tweet is promoting the book of a Sheriff named David Clarke, who is known for his harsh policies and questionable statements on race. For example, he called Black Lives Matter a "terrorist movement". He also said this:

Let me tell you why blacks sell drugs and involve themselves in criminal behavior instead of a more socially acceptable lifestyleaEURS--aEURSbecause they're uneducated, they're lazy, and they're morally bankrupt.

Other tweets posted by Trump today include statements congratulating himself and his government on a job well done.

Oh yes, and he's also tweeting about winning Missouri in the 2016 elections:

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