Booker: Trump showed 'hateful hypocrisy' in Charlottesville response

BEDMINSTER — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Sunday morning said President Donald Trump demonstrated “hateful hypocrisy” in failing to call out white supremacists involved in violent protests in Charlottesville that left one dead and at least 19 injured.

In his response to the chaos Saturday in the Virginia city, Trump said he condemned “this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides.” The president did not assess blame in the violent clash between white nationalist demonstrators and counter-protestors.

“No matter our color, creed, religion or political party, we are all Americans first,” Trump said during a press conference at Trump …read more

Source: Middlesex

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