According to the New York Times, the video was screened last week at the Trump National Doral Miami – a luxury golf resort – during a conference organised by pro-Trump group American Priority.
The paper said former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, the president’s eldest son Donald Trump Jnr, and Florida governor Ron DeSantis attended the even
Journalist organisation the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) condemned the video.
Its president, Jonathan Karl, said: “The WHCA is horrified by a video reportedly shown over the weekend at a political conference organised by the president’s supporters.
“All Americans should condemn this depiction of violence directed toward journalists and the president’s political opponents.
“We have previously told the president his rhetoric could incite violence. Now we call on him and everybody associated with this conference to denounce this video and affirm that violence has no place in our society.”