In a meeting with the New York Times on Tuesday, the President-elect said "of course..."
Klein, whose parents were Holocaust survivors, says he's very sensitive to this issue, and believes Bannon is not anti-Semitic, despite his connections to the alt-right. However, Trump has also accused Beijing of unfair trade practices and pledged to bulk-up the USA military, leaving questions as to his ultimate approach to relations with the world's second-largest economy. "And I think white people, and it showed with Trump's election, are concerned about their future".
He also "disavowed" the broader alt-right movement of racist and so-called "white nationalist" groups that have rallied to support his candidacy during the 2016 race. "Hail victory!" he shouted as members of the audience leapt to their feet applauding, with several making prolonged Hitler salutes.
"He said he doesn't like Jews and that he doesn't like the way they raise their kids to be 'whiney brats, '" Piccard said in a 2007 court filing.
"This constant virtue signaling needs to finally end, otherwise our civilization will simply collapse", a commenter wrote underneath the article of Trump's disavowal on right-wing news site Breitbart.
His forthcoming administration continues to be associated with the alt-right movement due to Stephan Bannon, who was recently tapped to be Trump's chief strategist. "I wouldn't even think about hiring him".
Trump, who has been active on Twitter in recent days, has not commented directly on the meeting himself.
"The New York Times". "America was, until this past generation, a white country, designed for ourselves and our posterity".
Texas A&M spokesperson Amy B. Smith on Wednesday said in a statement to The Battalion, the university's student newspaper, that Spencer's views were not shared by the university, but added that there was little it could do to stop him from speaking on campus. "And it belongs to us".
The alt-right - like the rest of America - may be in for an awkward Thanksgiving. For many people, white nationalism is just another term of white supremacist or neo-Nazi, although CNN points out that white nationalists have tried to distance themselves from traditional hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan.