Donald Trump apologises for re-tweeting racist videos by British far-right group
Talking to a TV channel, Mr Trump claimed that he knew nothing about the Britain First group while sharing those three videos.
"If you are telling me they're horrible people, horrible, racist people, I would certainly apologise if you'd like me to do that," he told presenter Piers Morgan in the interview that will be aired on Sunday.
He defended his action by saying that it is not a big story in the United States and he retweeted them "because I am a big believer in fighting radical Islamic terror".
One purported to show a group of Muslims pushing a boy off a roof. Another claimed to show a Muslim destroying a statue of the Virgin Mary and another claimed to show immigrants hitting a Dutch boy on crutches.
"I know nothing about them, I don't want to be involved with people (like that)," Trump told Morgan.
Donald Trump's video re-tweets had sparked an online war with UK Prime Minister Theresa May last year. Her spokesperson had termed the action as 'wrong'.
Trump told May to focus on "terrorism" in Britain instead. He subsequently pulled out of an expected visit to Britain to open the new US Embassy building in London, leading to speculation of a diplomatic rift.
However, after meeting May at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, he insisted that relations were in good shape. "We actually have a very good relationship, although a lot of people think we don't."