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Trump Takes Heat for Blaming Charlottesville Rally Violence on 'Many Sides'

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Politicians said that while they support freedom of speech and assembly, they do not condone the violence and racism seen in Charlottesville.

Trump condemns 'egregious violence on many sides' as car kills one at white nationalist rally

CNBC

President Donald Trump condemned the outbreak of violence at an alt-right rally in Virginia.

Outcry from both GOP and Democrats after Trump faults 'many sides' at white nationalist rally

CNBC / U.S.

After a gathering of white nationalists in Virginia saw a car plow into a group of counter-protesters, President Trump said "many sides" were involved.

Trump Panned for ‘Many Sides’ Condemnation of Virginia Violence

Bloomberg

Donald Trump condemned hatred, bigotry and violence “on many sides” after violence erupted during a white nationalists’ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and an incident involving a car at the scene left one person dead and 19 injured.…

Trump condemns 'violence on many sides' after car hits Charlottesville counter-protesters

The Guardian

President addresses clashes at site of planned white nationalist rally in Virginia, saying such violence has been ‘going on for a long time in our country’

Trump blames “many sides” for violent clashes in Virginia

The Denver Post

President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed "many sides" for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Virginia and contended that the "hatred and bigotry" broadcast across the country had taken root long before his…

GOP senators rip Trump for not rebuking white supremacists

Several GOP senators ripped into Trump after his tepid statement on the violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia.

Trump condemns ‘egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides’

The president has often been quick to respond to terrorizing acts but was silent for hours on the clashes before tweeting that there is “no place for this kind of violence in America.”

Trump condemns 'egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides'

The Hill

President Trump condemned the "egregious," racially charged clashes in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday at a press conference in New Jersey just moments after it was confirmed one had died in the clashes."We condem...

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