Despite Harsh Rebuke for Charlottesville Stance, Trump's Base Remains Loyal

Senator Lindsey Graham speaks at the Senate Judiciary hearing

Senator Lindsey Graham speaks at the Senate Judiciary hearing

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and some other lawmakers have unveiled a congressional resolution to censure US President Donald Trump for his comments about the violent white nationalist rally in Virginia.

A woman was killed when a suspected white nationalist crashed his vehicle into the counter-protesters.

Last week, Bro said she's refused to speak with Donald Trump following a press conference in which he equated counter-protesters like Heyer to the neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and alt-right groups that had flocked to the Virginia city to keep a Confederate monument from being taken down. Thanks to the Electoral College, I admit that Donald Trump is the legitimate occupant of the Oval Office (which is more than he was ever willing to say about Barack Obama) - until he resigns, is impeached, or defeated for re-election. Yet, the words were hollow as Trump read from a script clearly written by White House aides in much the same way an unrepentant toddler mutters that they are "sorry". Most Confederate monuments were built decades after the war by supporters of "the Lost Cause", a post-war movement to recast secession as a heroic struggle by slave states against impossible odds - while minimizing the central role of slavery as the war's main cause. He also tweeted, "Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington, Jefferson?"

I can not accept as my president someone who has to wait 72 hours before he's willing to condemn the KKK, white supremacists and neo-Nazis. "He just can't forget his election trouncing".

Sen. Tim Scott of SC said Trump's "moral authority is compromised". Yes, both sides are bad and violent.

Trump has become so toxic that the Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, a Democrat, implored the president not to visit the city in a planned event next week.

At first, Trump made no pronouncement, no condemnation whatsoever of the awful events in Charlottesville.

"To give you a sense of how reluctant Republicans are to talk about President Trump this week, not one member of the current Republican leadership in Congress agreed to come on the broadcast this morning", Chuck Todd, host of "Meet the Press", told viewers.

The backlash to his remarks was swift and bipartisan, and the fact that white supremacists cheered his statements did not go unnoticed. I think a good model is Memento Park, an open-air museum to which enormous statues of Lenin, Marx and other memorabilia from Hungary's communist period are displayed in a pleasant, scenic and non-threatening environment.

The rabbi who oversaw Ivanka Trump's conversion to Judaism blasted Trump for blaming "both sides" for the deadly violence in Charlottesville last weekend.

"The message of white nationalists, supremacists and other groups that project hate is evil and contrary to God's call to love all mankind and that every life is valuable", Walker said.

As of Sunday, with the president's return to Washington, D.C., from a working vacation at his New Jersey golf club, he has visited at least one of his properties on more than a third, 35.7 percent, of his days as president - or 76 days out of 213, according to an ABC News' count.

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