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Under fire – from GOP – Trump digs in on Confederate icons

With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump on Thursday burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

Charlottesville shakes Trump presidency

The Republican Party is going to be allied with Trump on some things but not others. And right now, the president is somewhere I can’t go and where the Republican Party can’t afford to be.

Nation can only weep at Trump’s response

We don’t find it difficult to distinguish between a monument to George Washington, say, and statues to Confederate generals that were erected in the 20th century with the goal of maintaining white supremacy.

WSU students plan march following Charlottesville violence

Washington State University students are planning to march on campus Saturday in response to the weekend mayhem in Charlottesville, Virginia. They also are demanding changes in university policy to curb discrimination on campus.

Under pressure, Trump disbands business advisory councils

NEW YORK – With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday – the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump announced the action via tweet, although only after one of the panels had already agreed to disband earlier in the day. A growing number of business leaders on the councils had openly criticized his remarks laying blame for the violence at a white supremacists rally on “both sides.”

Defiant Trump again blames “both sides” in Virginia protest

President Donald Trump defiantly blamed “both sides” for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counterdemonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests while showing sympathy for the fringe group’s efforts to preserve Confederate monuments.

Combative Trump insists anew: Virginia blame ‘on both sides’

Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday “there is blame on both sides” for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them. He showed sympathy for the fringe groups’ efforts to preserve Confederate monuments.

Otter condemns violent white supremacy, calls on Labrador to do the same – and Labrador does

Asked about the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virgina, Gov. Butch Otter on Tuesday recalled Idaho’s own experience with neo-Nazi white supremacists, when the Aryan Nations was headquartered in North Idaho – and called on Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador, who had remained mum, to join the other three members of Idaho’s congressional delegation in denouncing white supremacist violence. On Tuesday evening, Labrador did so.

Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel – the latest sign that corporate America’s romance with Trump is faltering – after his equivocal response to violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.