Donald Trump criticized for lackluster reaction to Charlottesville violence

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The White House and Trump associates, meanwhile, pushed back Sunday after critics, including prominent Republicans, condemned the president for not singling out white supremacists by name when he said that "many sides" were responsible for the violence in Charlottesville.

In addition to plans to remove the statue, officials have renamed Lee Park where the statue stands, to Emancipation Park, which those opposed to the changes, called "empty political correctness". "These were white supremacists and this was domestic terrorism", Sen. Senator John McCain of Arizona said Saturday's events marked "a confrontation between our better angels and our worst demons".

During his brief time working for the US President, Mr Scaramucci turned the White House upside down.

President Trump's immediate response proved morally and politically bankrupt, criticizing violence in one breath, before adding that it was "many-sided".

Cory Gardner said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Donald Trump needed to make a forceful statement against white supremacy. "We must all come together as Americans - and be one country UNITED".

The White House on Sunday said U.S. President Donald Trump was condemning all forms of "violence, bigotry and hatred" when he spoke about the violence in Charlottesville, including "white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups", after he came under fire for not naming those groups specifically.

Klu Klux Klan leader and white nationalist figure David Duke said the protesters at the rally were "going to fulfil the promises of Donald Trump".

He says "we have to come together as Americans with love for our nation and ... true affection for each other".

A woman was killed and at least 26 others were injured when a vehicle ploughed into anti-racism protesters confronting a white nationalist rally on Saturday (local time).

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Writing in the Sunday Mirror , Mr Corbyn said there can be "no question of blind loyalty to the erratic and belligerent Trump administration" over the crisis.

The driver - identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, from OH - was arrested and charged with murder and other crimes.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, declared a state of emergency on Saturday after violent run-ins between thousands of the demonstrators, counter-protesters and supporters of the activist group Black Lives Matter.

"It was kind of white supremacy - big, kind of like students that I would call Naziphiles or Germanphiles, because they usually start off like really into the military history angle, and I've seen a few of them really get into the ideology, too, and James was a spot-on example", Weimer said.

"Go home. You are not wanted in this great commonwealth".

The President's decision not to single out white nationalist groups for criticism was praised by Daily Stormer, a white supremacist website.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights group based in Montgomery, Alabama, sent a blast fund-raising email calling Trump's comments about unity "hollow".

"With the moral authority of the presidency, you have to call that stuff out", Scaramucci said.

On Sunday, Scaramucci also addressed the expletive-ridden phone call with New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza, where he blasted Bannon and former White House Chief of Staff Reince Preibus.

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