Again, too little too late

image…Again, too little too late…

 

At the White House, President Trump again addressed the Virginia violence, this time condemning hate groups and saying “racism is evil”

Monday, August 14, 2017 12:51 PM EDT

 

President Donald Trump bowed to overwhelming pressure that he personally condemn white supremacists who incited bloody demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend — labeling their racists views “evil” after two days of equivocal statements.

“Racism is evil,” Mr. Trump said. “And those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans.”

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Two Days After White Supremacist Violence, Trump Finally Condemns Hate Groups

 WASHINGTON ― More than 48 hours after white supremacist groups sparked deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, President Donald Trump denounced them following a public outcry for him to do so.

“We condemn in the strongest possible terms this display of hatred, bigotry and violence,” he said in an impromptu statement from the White House on Monday after returning to Washington from his golf club in New Jersey.

“Racism is evil, and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to what we hold dear as Americans,” he added.

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