Former Presidents George HW Bush and George W Bush have called on the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".
They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death and nearly 20 wounded when a car ploughed into a crowd at the far-right rally. On Wednesday, Mr Trump disbanded his jobs councils amid […]
US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured. In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists. But in New York on Tuesday he also blamed left-wing supporters for charging at the “alt-right”. He also defended the time […]
US President Donald Trump has spoken out against racist violence after the killing of a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. “Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs,” he told reporters. He said the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists were “repugnant” to everything Americans held […]
President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying the U.S. military was “locked and loaded” as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war and world powers expressed alarm. The Pentagon said the United States and South Korea would proceed as planned with a […]