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Trump Defends Confederate Statues, Berates His Critics

With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

Heather Heyer's Mom: I Won't Take Trump's Call

Susan Bro, the mother of Charlottesville attack victim Heather Heyer, says she does not want to speak with President Trump after hearing him equate protesters like her daughter with white supremacists. [van id="us/2017/08/18/susan-bro-wont-take-trumps-call-heather-heyer-mom-newday.cnn" affiliate_id="wccb" thumb="http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/170818085944-susan-bro-gma-8-18-2017-exlarge-tease.jpg" title="Heather Heyer's mom: I won't…

Sen. Graham Warns Trump: 'Your Words Are Dividing Americans'

Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Wednesday that President Donald Trump's rhetoric is "dividing Americans" following comments the President made casting some blame on what he called "alt-left" counterprotesters who rallied in Charlottesville over the weekend.

Defiant Trump Again Blames Both Sides in Virginia Protest

President Donald Trump defiantly blamed “both sides” for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests while showing sympathy for the fringe group’s efforts to preserve Confederate monuments.

Trump On Charlottesville: 'I think there's blame on both sides'

In a remarkable news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower, President Donald Trump blamed the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday on both sides of the conflict, equating the white supremacists on one side with the "alt-left" on the other side.

Trump Speaks On Charlottesville: ‘Racism Is Evil’

Under pressure all weekend, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned hate groups as “repugnant” and declared “racism is evil” in an updated, more forceful statement on the deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Trump Says He Has No Plans To Fire Mueller

President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday that he hasn't given firing special counsel Robert Mueller any thought, despite people close to him telling reporters that the President is considering firing the man investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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