Many observers were left with the impression that the unscripted Trump of Tuesday was the real Trump – rather than the man who delivered a more measured statement from the White House on Monday in which he firmly denounced racism.
These are the people, and the movement, the GOP says Trump is right to defend. While censure would not remove Trump from office or carry a specific penalty, it would show that a majority of lawmakers object to his insistence that liberal activists share blame with white supremacists for violence at the Charlottesville rally. One of them drove his auto into the crowd, killing Heather Heyer.
In a statement given to CNN’s Kate Bolduan, the Republican had harsh words for the President.
New York City megachurch pastor A.R. Bernard said he left Trump’s unofficial evangelical advisory board on Tuesday after having distanced himself for several months as “it became obvious that there was a deepening conflict in values between myself and the administration”. “I’m sorry. After what he said about my child”. “I’ll be reaching out”.
With dismay, I sat and watched as the country became more and more torn apart, and the moral compass of the US was swinging from one pole to another.
“I hear she was a fine, a really – actually, an incredible young woman”, Trump said. And you had people – and I’m not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists – because they should be condemned totally.
Heyer’s funeral at Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville began around 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday. The white-supremacist, them, have made it their horse of battle. “She will be long remembered by all!”
“When neo-Nazis march in Charlottesville and scream slogans against Jews and in support of white supremacy, the condemnation has to be unambiguous”.
An outspoken champion of the so-called alt-right, Bannon did lose his White House position Friday, but Pelosi’s resolution is not considered the catalyst for that move. “We are working on identifying a time that is convenient for the family to speak with the President”.
Earlier Thursday, Trump jumped back into the roiling controversy over his remarks blaming both sides for the violence as he decried the “foolish” removal of Confederate monuments and attacked two other Republican senators who criticized him. Lindsey Graham and the media.
Mr Graham said on Wednesday that Mr Trump “took a step backward by again suggesting there is moral equivalency” between the marching white supremacists and the people who had been demonstrating against them.
“Such a disgusting lie”, Trump said of Graham’s remarks. He just can’t forget his election trouncing. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Speaking on ABC’s “Good Morning America”, Susan Bro said she initially missed the first few calls to her from the White House.
After seeing Trump’s news conference, Bro said it was too late for apologies. He also called out “troublemakers” among the counter protesters that came “with the black outfits and with the helmets and with the baseball bats”. I didn’t even see that message. “I can’t get enough of it”.