The president of the United States, the first lady and the vice president have all responded to the demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia after violent clashes broke out between “Unify the Right” white nationalist demonstrators and “Antifa” counterprotesers on Saturday.
“All of us must be unified & & condemn all that hate means. There is no location for this type of violence in America. Lets come together as one!” President Donald Trump tweeted.We ALL should be joined & condemn all that hate means. There is no place for this type of violence in America. Lets come together as one!”Our nation encourages flexibility of speech, but let’s communicate w/o hate in our hearts. No
good originates from violence, “first girl Melania Trump tweeted, using the #Charlottesville hashtag.Our nation encourages flexibility of speech, but let’s communicate w/o hate in our hearts. No excellent originates from violence.
#Charlottesville Vice President Mike Pence tweeted: “I stand with @POTUS against hate & violence. USA is greatest when we collaborate & oppose those looking for to divide us,”likewise utilizing the #Charlottesville hashtag.Pence retweeted the first lady’s tweet.Gov. & Terry McAullife declared a state of emergency situation soon prior to 11 a.m. ET, minutes prior to the rally was scheduled to start at noon at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville , inning accordance with a tweet sent out from the Democratic governor’s Twitter account.Using megaphones, authorities stated an illegal assembly at about 11:40 a.m., and gave a five-minute warning to leave Emancipation Park, where hundreds of neoNazis, Ku Klux Klans members and other white nationalists had actually collected to oppose the elimination of a Confederate statue.Those protesters were fulfilled by equal varieties of counterprotesters, including clergy, Black Lives Matter activists, and Princeton teacher Cornel West.Both the city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County have stated a local state of emergency, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.