Sunday, August 13, 2017

Neo-nazis and white supremacists are celebrating Trump's remarks about the Charlottesville riots

Donald TrumpWhite nationalists and neo-Nazis celebrated President Donald Trump's remarks about the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia on Friday, in which he denounced violence "on all sides" rather than explicitly condemning white supremacism.
"We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides," Trump said at a press conference. "On many sides." 

Trump said that he had spoken to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and that they "agreed that the hate and the division must stop and must stop right now." 

The president went on to talk about how the US is "doing very well in so many ways," and touted the recent jobs and unemployment numbers. 

Many were quick to criticize the president for failing to denounce the "Unite the Right" rally held by white nationalists on Friday in response to a plan to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee from a park in Charlottesville.
The protests continued into Saturday and turned deadly when a car, allegedly driven by 20-year-old Ohio resident James Alex Fields, plowed through a crowd of counter-protesters. Fields was arrested and charged Saturday night with one count of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding, and hit and run.
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