Almost 7 in 10 GOP voters, 68 percent, said that “Trump’s description of who’s to blame” is correct, while only 21 percent disagreed.
Violent clashes between thousands of American white supremacists and counter-protesters in the southern state of Virginia have left three people dead and several others injured.
Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Donald Trump’s comments about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, are dividing Americans instead of healing them.
Gary Cohn, the top economic advisor to Trump, who is Jewish, was very upset with Trump’s comments on the attack, but he has not threatened to resign, the Post reported, citing unnamed people close to Cohn.
“It is morally and legally incumbent upon me, based on my oath of office, to introduce articles of impeachment”, he said.
In a raucous press conference in the lobby of his skyscraper, he said there were “some very bad people” among those who gathered to protest on Saturday. “The people of SC will remember”.
In a statement, Frazier said, “America’s leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry, and group supremacy, which run counter to the American ideal that all people are created equal”. After careful consideration, I believe the initiative is no longer an effective vehicle for 3M to advance these goals.
A combative Trump insisted Tuesday “there is blame on both sides” for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them. And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly, ‘ Trump said.
Confederate symbols and monuments are viewed by many Americans as symbols of hate.
He said in a statement that “racism, intolerance and violence are always wrong” and “fanning divisiveness is not the answer”.
Not surprisingly, this was the last straw for several CEOs, who had struggled to stay in the president’s corner as he fought to ban Muslims from entering the United States and made a decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord.
Trump called Flake, who has criticized him, “toxic” and all but endorsed Kelli Ward, who is challenging Flake in a primary.
“What happened in Charlottesville was a tragedy”, Pence said. Grandstanders should not have gone on.
The violent fracas ended in bloodshed when a 20-year-old suspected Nazi sympathiser rammed his vehicle into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, leaving one woman dead.
The invitation to Trump to make a state visit to Britain sparked immediate controversy in Britain when the US head of state announced his widely-criticised ban on travel from Muslim-majority countries just hours after May left the White House.