Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans

Bruno Cirelli
Agosto 20, 2017

Appearing to contradict Trump's claim that he was responsible for ending the two organisations, Strategic and Policy Forum member Dimon said in a Wednesday memo to JPMorgan staff, seen by FN, that the members had taken the decision themselves.

Graham had criticized Trump's Charlottesville response, prompting Trump to accuse him of telling a "disgusting lie". He also criticized "alt-left" protesters for violently confronting white nationalists.

House Speaker Paul Ryan declared in a tweet Tuesday that "white supremacy is repulsive" and said "there can be no moral ambiguity", though he did not specifically address the president. But you don't go about, as the president did, trying to point out good people on each side. Bro said "three more frantic messages from press secretaries" followed throughout the day Wednesday, but she said she did not immediately respond because she was home recovering from the service.

The sources of division in the United States are the facts that "the history of this country is based on a legacy of oppression, a history of violence" and that the territory which is called America has been stolen from indigenous people, the activist said on Thursday night.

South Carolina Republican Sen.

And I'm not talking to the president now. And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly, ' Trump said.

Graham had said the USA president "took a step backward" Tuesday "by again suggesting there is moral equivalency between the white supremacist neo-Nazis and KKK members who attended the Charlottesville rally" and people like Heyer.

Confederate symbols and monuments are viewed by many Americans as symbols of hate.

"As our members have expressed individually over the past several days, intolerance, racism and violence have absolutely no place in this country and are an affront to core American values", the group said. Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old, was killed when a OH man who joined largely white men chanting "We will not be replaced" drove his auto into counterprotests. Duke is a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan.

The clashes flared in Charlottesville when a white supremacist rally called to protest the planned removal from a park of a statue of Confederate army commander General Robert E Lee was met with anti-racism counter-protesters.

"What happened in Charlottesville was a tragedy", Pence said.

With the hashtag #Quitthecouncil trending, resignations continued in the last 48 hours as the chief executives of AFL-CIO, 3M, Campbell Soup and Alliance for American Manufacturing also ditched their relationships with the president.

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