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Anthony Scaramucci breaks silence after White House exit

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In his first interview since leaving the White House, former communications director Anthony Scaramucci addressed Saturday's violence in Charlottesville and his profanity-laced interview with The New Yorker.
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Trump Supporters Speak Out On Charlottesville

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The White House tweaked its reaction to the events in Charlottesville, saying that the president condemns white supremacists, KKK, neo-nazi and all extremist groups. Trump supporters are reacting.
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White House confronts backlash over Trump's remarks on Charlottesville

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The Justice Department also comes under criticism for a late response to the violence.
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Trump's Unwillingness To Directly Denounce White Supremacy Grows Conspicuous

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The White House issued a statement clarifying his response to Saturday's violence - but it didn't come from him.
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Scaramucci: Establishment plan to ‘eject' Trump from White House

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The Mooch has emerged from the ashes of his short-lived White House career to claim there is an establishment effort to eject Trump from the White House, and that the president should have been “much harsher” on white supremacists in Charlottesville.
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Will Change Come After Condemnation of Racist Terror Attack in Charlottesville

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While we must continue to condemn the white supremacists working in the White House and those this leadership has aroused from the margins of society with renewed legitimacy and fervor, it will be transforming the subtle and structural racism that people of color must face every day of their life that will be the true testament of our condemnation cry.
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Republicans stand up to Trump over Charlottesville comments

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Republican lawmakers this weekend took President Donald Trump to task over what they deemed a weak response to white supremacist groups and violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., the latest sign that Trump's grip on the party may be weakening. The outspoken group included past Trump antagonists such as Sens. Ben Sasse, Jeff Flake and Marco Rubio, but it also included prominent conservative voices who aren't known as fierce critics of the administration, such as Sens. Orrin Hatch and Cory Gardner. The Republicans joined civil rights leaders and Democrats who reacted angrily when Trump...
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Analysis: Why won't Donald Trump condemn white nationalism?

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WASHINGTON - Why doesn't President Donald Trump just unequivocally condemn white supremacists?
It's a jarring question to ask about an American president. But it's also one made unavoidable by Trump's delayed, blame-both-sides response to the violence that erupted Saturday when neo-Nazis, skinheads and members of the Ku Klux Klan protested in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Trump has faced such a moment before - one that would have certainly drawn swift, almost predictable condemnations from his recent predecessors, regardless of party. As a candidate and now as president, when racial tensions...
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White House issues series of anonymous statements justifying Trump's refusal to explicitly condemn white supremacists

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President Donald Trump's initial failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists on Saturday resulted in hours of somewhat muddled messages from the White House, as officials attempted to justify and repeatedly clarify the president's statement.
After violence erupted at a white nationalist and neo-Nazi protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, the president issued a brief statement on Saturday in which he decried the "display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides," a reference to the counter-protesters gathered to oppose the white nationalists.
Many critics - including Republicans...
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