Growing Number Of Republican Lawmakers Call On Trump To Condemn White Nationalists By Name

Florida Senator Marco Rubio added his voice to the growing chorus of Republicans speaking out against what they felt was a weak statement from President Trump on the events today in Charlottesville, Virginia.
After clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters, the “Unite the Right” rally was halted and police in riot gear instructed the white nationalists to leave the park, where they were rallying against the removal of a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
Later, a man driving a gray Dodge Challenger rammed a crowd of counter-protesters, killing at least one.
Said Trump:
“We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides,” Trump said at a press conference from his golf club in New Jersey.
Senator Rubio later released this statement:
Very important for the nation to hear @potus describe events in #Charlottesville for what they are, a terror attack by #whitesupremacists

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