After violence and death at a rally in Charlottesville on Saturday, the city’s mayor pointed the finger at the president and his campaign.
Deadly violence outside a rally in Virginia this past weekend has raised concerns about white supremacists, but also about their far-left opponents, the antifa.
Critics are rightly castigating President Trump for issuing a series of vague, opaque statements in the wake of white supremacist-fueled violence that rocked Charlottesville, Va., this weekend. As a candidate and now as president, Trump has established a pattern of refusing to repudiate in clear moral terms the white supremacists who backed his White House run, and their hate-fueled ideology.
The officer is currently on paid administrative leave, and the young man is out on bond and charged with resisting arrest and driving under suspension.
In the wake of violence at the Charlottesville, Virginia White Nationalist rally, protests took place across the country spreading messages of unity and anti racism.
At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone’s capital of Freetown, leaving excavators to pull bodies from rubble and overwhelming the city’s morgues. An AFP journalist saw several homes submerged in Regent village, a hilltop community, and corpses floating in the water in the Lumley West area of the city, as the president assured emergency services were doing all they could to tackle one of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the city. Red Cross spokesman Patrick Massaquoi told AFP the death toll was 312 but could rise further as his team continued to survey disaster areas in Freetown and tally the number of dead.
Leaders of at least two universities and the national college Republicans organization are moving to denounce white supremacist views after a member of at least one campus GOP chapter appeared to attend at a violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend.
In his remarks from the White House on Monday, President Trump said those involved in Saturday’s car attack “will be held fully accountable,” and labeled neo-Nazi and white supremacists groups as “repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans.”
After coming under fire for not naming the hate groups involved in violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend, President Trump delivered a statement from the White House on Monday explicitly condemning them.
Authorities are investigating a car crash that left one dead and many injured — the victim was identified Sunday as Heather Heyer.