Virginia Governor to White Supremacists: ‘There Is No Place for You Here’


State police also are investigating a helicopter crash that occurred in a wooded area near Charlottesville that occurred just before 5 p.m.
Throughout the day, cable news networks played shocking and even chilling images of neo-Nazis and white nationalists marching in the streets of Charlottesville as they were protesting plans to remove a statute of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
They quickly clashed with counter-protesters before police declared an unlawful assembly and ordered them to disburse.
McAuliffe said that he spoke with Trump on Saturday and twice told him that “there has got to be a movement in this country to bring people together.
Trump, too, responded with tweets and a statement calling for unity, and condemning “in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides.”
But he faced criticism for not specifically calling out the white supremacists or citing the car crash.
Some members of Trump’s own party called on the President to specifically cite the Charlottesville tragedy as a terror attack, or to call out white nationalists.
wrote that “we must call evil by its name.” Sen.
Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) echoed that “we should call evil by its name.
My brother didn’t give his life fighting Hitler for Nazi ideas to go unchallenged here at home.”
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