The tweet comes as chaos has erupted across the United States over the last few days following the death of George Floyd.
Mr Trump said: “The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization.
“The Lamestream Media is doing everything within their power to foment hatred and anarchy.
“As long as everybody understands what they are doing, that they are fake news and truly bad people with a sick agenda, we can easily work through them to greatness!”
At least 30 large demonstrations have taken places across cities in the US while the National Guard were also deployed to Minnesota.
Mr Trump also criticised the mayor of Minneapolis, who is a Democrat, for failing to control the protests.
He also declared the protestors as “looters and anarchists” while accusing them of dishonouring the memory of Mr Floyd.
In an earlier tweet today, Mr Trump praised the efforts of the Nationaal Guard in stopping the riots.
He said: ” Congratulations to our National Guard for the great job they did immediately upon arriving in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last night.
“The ANTIFA led anarchists, among others, were shut down quickly.
“Should have been done by Mayor on first night and there would have been no trouble!
“Other Democrat-run Cities and States should look at the total shutdown of Radical Left Anarchists in Minneapolis last night.
“The National Guard did a great job, and should be used in other States before it is too late!”
The National Guard is the US reserve military force for domestic emergencies.
They were called in after Mr Floyd died on Monday.
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Published at Sun, 31 May 2020 16:30:00 +0000