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WH Statement on Trump’s Remarks: ‘Of Course That Includes White Supremacists’

The White House has put out a new statement this morning clarifying the President’s comments on Charlottesville yesterday.

President Trump‘s statement condemning the violence included the phrase “on many sides” and set off a firestorm of controversy over what seemed like the suggestion of a false moral equivalence.

The White House statement today says “of course” his statement includes condemnation of specific extremist groups like the KKK and Neo-Nazis:

The statement is being attributed to a White House spokesperson.

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