Lindsey Graham: Trump Must Tell White Supremacists He's Not Their Friend

Patrice Gainsbourg
Agosto 14, 2017

"He called for national unity and bringing all Americans together", the spokesperson said from Trump's private golf club in Bedminster, N.J. "This is the unsafe culture that having a Bully in Chief in the White House has created", she said. But as the climate calmed a auto plowed into a group of counter-protestors, killing one and injuring several others. And two state troopers were killed when their helicopter, which was providing aerial surveillance of protests, crashed. They rallied behind his promises to build a wall on the southern border, reduce the number of foreigners allowed into the country and pressure everyone in the country to speak English and say "Merry Christmas". Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; Sen.

However, Trump immediately drew criticism from politicians and media commentators over his reference to "many sides" as apparently equating violent racist actions by the Neo-Nazis, KKK and other white nationalists with protesters. "On many sides. It's been going on for a long time in our country".

Dozens of counter-protesters also descended on the town, and violence erupted before the rally was due to begin at noon, with teargas and bottles hurled at protesters. "There are not "many sides" here, just right and wrong".

He said that Trump's statement blaming "many sides" for the violence caused him to "hang his head". "But what this is, what you see here, is you see someone who is a criminal, who is committing a criminal act against fellow Americans".

- "Mr. President - we must call evil by its name".

The foul-mouthed 53-year-old Long Island native lasted only 11 days as President Trump's communications director.

Right-wing blogger Jason Kessler had called for what he termed a "pro-white" rally to protest the city of Charlottesville's decision to remove the confederate statue from a downtown park.

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent
But they're also saying that the possibility of war with the reclusive Asian nation is greater than it was a decade ago. Trump warned last week that North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" if it continued to threaten his country.

But some of the white nationalists cited Trump's victory as validation for their beliefs, and Trump's critics pointed to the president's racially tinged rhetoric as exploiting the nation's festering racial tension. Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke and white nationalist Richard Spencer were among those in attendance.

Pressed again on why Trump had not spoken out against white supremacy, Gardner demurred, saying "If he doesn't do that, then we can continue to answer the question of why". He didn't attack us. - Daily Stormer, a white supremacist website promoting the Charlottesville demonstration as part of its Summer of Hate edition.

Vanguard America were a highly visible presence at the Unite the Right rally, where they marched in military-style formation, and a torchlight rally the previous night on the University of Virginia campus.

Hours before the White House statement Sunday, Ivanka Trump, a daughter of the president and a White House adviser, tweeted: "There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-Nazis".

Mayor Michael Signer said he was disgusted that the white nationalists had come to his town and blamed Trump for inflaming racial prejudices with his campaign past year.

Breitbart has close ties with the alt-right movement, an ideology that can be associated with white nationalism.

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