Lawmakers Rip Donald Trump for Failing to Call Out White Supremacists in Charlottesville Violence

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Lawmakers Rip Donald Trump for Failing to Call Out White Supremacists in Charlottesville Violence [Photo Credit: Twitter]
Lawmakers, on both sides, are slamming Donald Trump for failing to call out white supremacists, neo Nazis, white nationalists and the alt-right following the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.

Trump blamed “many sides” for the violent clash between the white nationalists groups and counter protesters. He said, “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides. On many sides.”

What happened today was a epic failure of a major test of leadership by Donald Trump. His statement was weak and pathetic.

The White House’s latest statement show that the “many sides” comment was no accident. It’s just shameful.

Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring slammed Trump, tweeting: “The violence, chaos, and apparent loss of life in Charlottesville is not the fault of “many sides.” It is racists and white supremacists.”

Other lawmakers and political leaders slammed Trump: