Virginia victim's mother: I won't talk to Trump now

Frederick Owens
August 24, 2017

"Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our attractive statues and monuments", Trump tweeted.

With moves to dismantle Confederate monuments gaining momentum, Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, called for Confederate statues to be removed from the US Capitol.

Baltimore and other cities have already removed or covered up Confederate statues.

President Donald Trump dug in defiantly on Thursday in his response to racial violence in Virginia, echoing the position of white nationalists by intensifying his opposition to the removal of monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy.

"You can't change history, but you can learn from it. Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next".

It was said about the removal of the statues that this beauty would be missed as it was no more in the towns, parks, and cities; it would never be replaced with anything.

Trump's new remarks came even as the White house tried to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on last weekend's racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. "There's a lack of leadership on one side of Pennsylvania Avenue", he said on "Fox News Sunday".

Graham responded with a statement telling the president to fix what he had done.

While business leaders rallied to some Trump policies to boost the economy such as tax reform and infrastructure improvements, his presidency must be considered as a whole.

Hours after a terrorist attack in Spain, Mr Trump recalled a debunked event in which General John Pershing supposedly killed Muslim rebels in the Philippines by shooting them with bullets dipped in the blood of pigs, which Muslims are forbidden to eat. "He's toxic!" The president has already pledged to spend money to defeat the first-term senator.

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Trump made a more explicit threat to back a primary challenger for Arizona Sen.

"I saw that his office had called about three times", she said.

Flake has also written a book criticizing Trump, saying his views and behavior are undercutting the Republican Party and its conservative philosophy. Why don't we get in the trenches and say, "I don't like what you said and how you said it, but I'm here to help". But if he's going to go out of his way to defend the "very fine people" fighting for the neo-Confederate cause, the small but psychologically important set of African-American Republicans is crucial. After decades in which any association with Nazis was a ticket out of public life, having the president mimic their talking points was more than they could have ever hoped for.

Trump, during his scripted statement from the White House on Monday, condemned the white supremacists and neo-Nazis behind the Charlottesville violence and remembered Heyer.

Lemon himself said Trump "came out on stage and lied directly to the American people".

Trump, echoing remarks he first made earlier this week, made it clear he opposed the campaign.

Instead, Trump called out the "many sides" who contributed to violence that day amid protests over plans to pull down a Robert E. Lee statue. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican.

In a series of Twitter posts on Thursday, Trump showed no sign of backing down.

A majority of Americans disapproved of President Donald Trump's response to the deadly clashes at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., according to findings from a new poll.

A 32-year-old woman was killed and 19 other people injured when an OH man suspected of being a white nationalist drove his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters. Such a disgusting lie.

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