Donald Trump condemns violence at far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying 'we all must be united'
Donald Trump has condemned violence that broke out as far-right, white nationalists held a rally in Charlottesville, Virgina. City, county and state authorities declared a state of emergency as clashes broke out between those demonstrating against plans to remove a statue honouring Confederate general Robert E Lee from a Charlottesville park and counter-protesters. Mr Trump responded to the outbreak of violence ahead of the “Unite The Right” rally through Twitter, saying “we ALL must be united and condemn that hate stands for”.
21 August, 2017 The 17 books that could fix Donald Trump's ignorance of US history In the aftermath of the neo-Nazi-led violence in Charlottesville that left a young woman dead, Donald Trump held one of the strangest and most notorious of his press conferences to date. In it, as he sought to defend some of the white nationalists protesting in Charlottesville over a […]