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Sen. Johnson gives Trump slack for initial Virginia comment

Sen. Johnson gives Trump slack for initial Virginia comment

"The impetus for all this revolves around the white supremacists and affiliated groups", Walker said. He was asked about the criticism Trump has received for not directly condemning white supremacist groups in his initial statement Saturday.

At one point, a man who identified as a neo-Nazi drove a vehicle into a crowd of protesters, injuring more than a dozen and killing a 32-year-old woman. Leaders of the white nationalist movement have thanked him in recent days for his "courage".

Walker said he wasn't going to measure Trump's effectiveness as president "on a particular day or comment". "I speak for myself".

But Johnson also said he did not think the remarks indicate Trump is unfit for office.

"I don't think it's possible to be racist and a white nationalist and be a decent human being", he said.

Senator Ron Johnson was back in the Badger state Wednesday where he attended the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Event in Madison as one of the keynote speakers.

When pressed why, he grew testy: "Because I just don't think so. Of course", Walker said.

"Is it too early to think about Article 25 and impeachment?" asked one reporter. He did not comment directly about President Trump's comments Tuesday, but did join other Republicans in blaming the white nationalists. "There can be no moral ambiguity". Johnson did say he was uncomfortable with Trump's comment for the "same things that makes the American people uncomfortable". LaTonya Johnson, D-Milwaukee, who is black. "Dems on wrong side of both".

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Trump said that there were "fine people" among the white supremacists, Ku Klux Klan members and neo-Nazis who took to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, and that "both sides" were to blame for the deadly violence between white supremacists and counter-protesters. Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, who represents Milwaukee and is the state's only African-American in Congress, urged Republicans to work together to remove Trump from office.

"White nationalism and racism are antithetical to our fundamental values", Gallagher said in a statement.

"The president needs to be crystal clear that hatred has no place in our society, but he is now failing", Gallagher said.

Asked if he thought Trump was a racist, Johnson said: "I don't think so". "There is no place for these kinds of racists in the Republican Party". Others have used the incident to recall Democratic views toward slavery during the Civil War.

Steineke told the newspaper "this isn't the time for moral equivalency" and wishes Trump would "stop rationalizing".

Johnson said "I see no grounds" for impeachment. At this point, we're talking about today and moving forward. "Those are the people you have to hold responsible".

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Wednesday every elected official in the US has a moral responsibility to condemn Trump's comments on last week's violence.

"The best antidote for hate is love". This bigotry is counter to all this country stands for.


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