Kellyanne Conway denies retweeting white 'nationalist'

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The Trump administration's penchant for retweets has once again raised eyebrows after White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's Twitter account recirculated a tweet on Tuesday from a user who appears to identify as a white nationalist, reports say.

The profile -- with about 900 followers -- used the name "Lib Hypocrisy" and features the hashtags #WhiteIdentity, #Nationalist and #SteveBannon. It also hosts an image of a chessboard with the faces of Donald Trump and Mike Pence on top of the board game pieces, among other faces of top political figures.

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The Twitter feed of the account -- with the short bio, "Hate Anti-American Liberals, Marxists, & Commies" -- was largely comprised of retweets, some from political figures including Trump and Conway and others that promoted hate speech towards immigrants.

The user tweeted to Conway on Tuesday afternoon: "Your strength & resiliency in face of vile hatred, bigotry, & sexism of the unhinged Left is a daily inspiration! Love you!"

Conway's account retweeted the user shortly after, praising the account with the "@TrumpTrainNoBrk" handle.

The retweet was deleted from the account after Conway began to receive heat from users for the repost, denouncing it and "whoever" was responsible for posting it initially.

Conway told Buzzfeed that she "did not know who had access to her Twitter account."

"I've never heard of Lib Hypocrisy obviously. I denounce whoever it is. I'm going to find out who's tweeting it. It will be immediately deleted. Everybody makes mistakes," she said.

SEE ALSO: Donald Trump deletes tweet linking Jeb Bush to Nazis

Trump repeatedly received backlash for his questionable retweets during the 2016 presidential campaign. One of his most cringe-worthy retweets was back in October when he recirculated a post that insulted Iowans by claiming they had brain issues for supporting Trump's then-presidential rival Dr. Ben Carson. Trump later apologized for the tweet, blaming an intern for the mistake.

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