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Tragedy in Charlottesville prompts criticism of President Trump

Tragedy in Charlottesville prompts criticism of President Trump

"There are not "many sides" here, just right and wrong".

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One person died and 19 were injured Saturday when a vehicle rammed a crowd of counterprotesters gathered to oppose a "Unite the Right" rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups.

As of about 12:30 p.m., Charlottesville police reported that one person had been arrested and eight people had been treated for injuries by emergency workers.

"We condemn such acts in the strongest terms", Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said from his Twitter account. "He has failed. There are NOT many sides to this".

A suspect has been named in the terrorist attack on anti-hate protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

While the president remained silent on the white nationalist march across the University of Virginia campus Friday night, he reacted to the street brawls, fist fights and homemade pepper spray attacks of the next day in a broadly-worded tweet Saturday afternoon. "There was violence between protesters and counter protesters today".

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White nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators in Charlottesville.

"These were white supremacists and this was domestic", said Gardner, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the group charged with helping to get Republicans elected to the Senate. He was vague enough that his statement could be interpreted in a number of different ways. The president's tweet and statement were quickly questioned and protested. Kessler, in an interview, denied the use of torches was tied to the notorious white supremacist group.

In his decades of public life, Trump has never been one to hold back his thoughts, and that has continued in the White House, where in his seven months as President it has become clear that he views conflicts as primarily black-and-white.

Many Democrats were more critical of Trump. "Our hearts go out to the victims of the violence today, and we redouble our commitment to combat hate", said Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of The Lawyers' Committee.

The violence happened after prominent members of the white nationalist movement called for a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville.

Some Republicans took a similar approach.

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, whose daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, is Trump's press secretary, tweeted: " "White supremacy" crap is worst kind of racism-it's EVIL and perversion of God's truth to ever think our Creator values some above others". Trump's right that this sort of behavior has existed on American society's fringes for a long time - but what we as a nation, led by our presidents, have always done is call it out for what it is: radical racism that has no place in our world.