Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans

Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans

Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans

He criticized efforts in a growing number of US states, including Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, to remove statues honouring Confederate leaders.

The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Friday that she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death. Such a disgusting lie.

Nearly an identical number (57%) who disapprove of Trump say they are never going to change their minds on the President's job performance either.

"Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our handsome statues and monuments", Trump said.

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Recently, Trump has come under fresh scrutiny from both sides of the aisle after failing to immediately condemn white nationalists by name in the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Virginia, protests. The president has urged the Florida governor, a Republican, to run for the Senate.

For many, the monuments to which Trump is referring serve as a somber reminder of America's racist past.

"I don't think that the president has appropriately spoken to the nation on this issue", the senator from Tennessee said.

Also, 68% of approvers over 55 years old say they won't stop supporting Trump, along with 67% of approvers who have a high school degree or less and 67% of approvers who make under $50,000 per year.

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Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, told The New York Times meanwhile he believed the president's views were shared by many Americans.

But the poll results suggest that as more GOP figures pivot away from the president's rhetoric, they're also distancing themselves from a loyal Trump base which is reluctant to criticize even his most contentious viewpoints.

"I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose voters", Trump said at a campaign rally in Iowa last January.

Mr Trump unleashed attacks on two Republican senators, Mr Jeff Flake and Mr Lindsey Graham, in a series of Twitter posts yesterday, raising fresh doubts about his ability to work with lawmakers in his own party to win passage of his legislative agenda, which includes tax cuts and infrastructure spending.

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"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".

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