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Trump Denounces White Supremacists After Backlash

  • Assails KKK, neo-Nazis and ‘other hate groups’ in statement
  • Acts after criticism from bipartisan lawmakers and Merck CEO
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President Donald Trump offered a condemnation of white supremacists for their role in this weekend's deadly violence in Virginia. Trump called on the nation to unify in the wake of tragedy during comments Monday at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)

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President Donald Trump called out white supremacists for their role in the deadly violence over the weekend in Virginia as the administration sought to counter a backlash against his initial failure to directly hold hate groups accountable.