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Trump blasts Republican senators over Charlottesville criticism

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a growing number of fellow Republicans who denounced his response to the Charlottesville, Virginia violence, further fueling the latest controversy to engulf his seven-month-old…

Trump: I didn't draw moral equivalence between neo-Nazis and anti-hate groups

The Guardian / AU

Donald Trump on Thursday denied he had said there was a moral equivalence between the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists and anti-hate protesters like Heather Heyer, who was killed during the violence in Charlottesville.

Trump blasts Republican senator on 'moral equivalency' after Virginia attack

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a critic in his own party who had denounced the president's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, attack, saying he had not drawn a "moral equivalency" between white hate…

Trump attacks two Republican senators for criticizing his Charlottesville response

USA TODAY

In another sign of deepening divisions within the Republican party, President Trump blasted two sitting GOP senators who have criticized his response to the Charlottesville attack.

Trump and the Alt-Right Are Not the Real America

Over the past few painful days—as neo-Nazis descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, as a domestic terrorist allegedly murdered a brave young woman, as the president refused to condemn the radical right, and as the nation desperately tried…

Trump takes aim at fellow Republican, aides eye exit

CBC.ca / World

Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a critic in his own party who had denounced the U.S. president's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., saying he had not drawn a "moral equivalency" between white hate groups and counter…

Trump denies 'equivalency' between alt-right and victim

Daily Mail Online

Trump said on Twitter: 'Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists and people like Ms. Heyer.'

Republicans round on Trump over Charlottesville

President’s party members demand a clear denunciation of white nationalism

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