At least one dead as white nationalists ignite Virginia clashes
A gathering of hundreds of white nationalists in Virginia took a deadly turn on Saturday when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters and killed at least one person in a flare up of violence that challenged U.S. President Donald Trump. The state’s governor blamed neo-Nazis for sparking the unrest in the college town of Charlottesville, where rival groups fought pitched battles using rocks and pepper spray after far-right protesters converged to demonstrate against a plan to remove a statue to a Confederate war hero. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, declared an emergency and halted a white nationalist rally, while President Donald Trump condemned the violence.
22 August, 2017 Republican promotes theory that Obama plotted Charlottesville neo-Nazi rally A Republican state legislator from Idaho is being slammed for sharing a conspiracy theory that accuses former President Barack Obama of helping to organise the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville as part of a plot to sabotage Donald Trump. Idaho Representative Bryan Zollinger […]