Hillary Clinton just condemned the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. She said that hatred and racism had no room in the US.

Clinton took to Twitter to express her condolences. She wrote, “the incitement of hatred that got us here is as real and condemnable as the white supremacists in our streets”. She also added that it was time for the leaders to be strong and deliberate. Because “every minute we allow this to persist through tacit encouragement or inaction is a disgrace, & corrosive to our values.:

Read Hillary Clinton’s tweets below:

The former Vice President, Joe Bide, also took to Twitter.

Read Joe Biden’s tweet below:

The tweet from Joe Biden came only moments after the Charlottesville mayor, Mike Signer, announced that one person had died after a car drove into the crowd of counter-protesters. The group had taken to the streets when the police were dispersing the white nationalist groups.

Video footage from the tragic event showed a car going straight into a group of anti-fascist protesters. The police then took the driver into custody.

Several white nationalist groups planned a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville to protest the city’s decision to remove a statue of a confederate. However, the event didn’t happen because once the demonstrators and the counter-protesters clashed, the police declared the gathering an “unlawful assembly”.


Trump also aimed at the “violence on many sides” as a response to this rally. He refused to single out one specific group during his speech. He also said “It’s been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama.This has been going on for a long, long time.”

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