Donald Trump claims both sides were to blame for Charlottesville violence 4 years ago

Donald Trump claims both sides were to blame for Charlottesville violence

President Trump held a press conference this evening and the primary topic of discussion was the terrible violence that took hold of Charlottesville over the weekend.

With another similar rally due to take place in Boston this coming weekend, the press - and, indeed, the general population - are concerned that Trump's refusal to come down hard on White Supremacists and Neo-Nazis would see that as a personal vindication by the man who runs the country.

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So when asked directly about his opinions on the matter, Trump made his stance very clear, by claiming that both sides were more or less equally to blame for what occurred.

 

Following the conference, the press attempted to ask some more questions as he left the room, and one managed to get him to answer whether or not he would be visiting Charlottesville personally:

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The reaction online was immediate and incredibly powerful, but perhaps for those who are seeking out a "Trump removed from office" version of a happy ending, we refer you to Carl "Watergate / All The President's Men / Getting Nixon removed from office" Bernstein's tweets from earlier today:

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