Charlottesville: Trump under fire after failing to denounce white supremacists

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President laments ‘hatred, bigotry and violence from all sides’ but senior Republicans and Democrats demand direct condemnation of far-right extremists Donald Trump has faced a hail of criticism after failing to explicitly condemn violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, that culminated in a car running into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing at least one person. The president said he condemned “hatred, bigotry and violence from all sources and all sides”. But there was disbelief at Trump equating a largely peaceful counter-protest with far-right extremists who had marc ▶ Full story on
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