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Trump tweets letter from retired Marine calling protesters 'terrorists'

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Posted at 10:16 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 22:16:56-04

(WXYZ) — President Donald Trump posted a letter Thursday evening from retired Marine and lawyer John Dowd about the recent protests.

In the letter is referred to protesters demonstrating near Lafayette park in Washington D.C. as "terrorists using idle hate filled students to burn and destroy."

Trump posted on Twitter that the letter "would be of interest to the American people." It's since been retweeted over 35,000 times.

Read the tweet below.