Americans Are Sharply Divided Over Trump's Charlottesville Response, Poll Shows

Americans Are Sharply Divided Over Trump's Charlottesville Response, Poll Shows

Americans Are Sharply Divided Over Trump's Charlottesville Response, Poll Shows

President Donald Trump is disbanding a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. In one of the first polls taken since all three of the president's responses, we find that 34 percent approve of his response, while 55 percent disapprove.

On Twitter, Trump called Senator Lindsey Graham's statement a day earlier "a disgusting lie".

"Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists...and people like Ms. Heyer", Trump said on Twitter. But after doing so, the President became angry and suspicious about attempts to control his messaging, prompting him to follow up with an impromptu news conference Tuesday that went off the rails when he blamed both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, Politico reported.

He made no mention of the alt-right thugs who had instigated the conflict.

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says he personally was "outraged" by the behavior of neo-Nazis and white supremacists -which included chants against Jews - during weekend clashes with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia.

He acknowledged there were "some very bad people" among the statue protesters, but added: "You also had people that were very fine people, on both sides". He once again said there had been "blame on both sides", setting off a political firestorm. "(Communities of color) are desensitized because he's said so much about us in the past".

He said in a statement that "racism, intolerance and violence are always wrong" and "fanning divisiveness is not the answer".

"It is morally and legally incumbent upon me, based on my oath of office, to introduce articles of impeachment", he said.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell condemned what he's called the "messages of hate and bigotry" carried by the KKK and white supremacist groups.

Vice President Mike Pence yesterday said: "I stand with the president and I stand by those words".

After his latest tweets, President Trump left NY for his New Jersey golf club where he was scheduled to remain out of public view for the rest of the day.

Violence broke out Saturday in Charlottesville after a loosely connected mix of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and other far-right extremists assembled to protest the city's decision to remove a towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

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