US Senate approves measure condemning white nationalists

18:26  12 september  2017
18:26  12 september  2017 Source:   Associated Press

Bipartisan Resolution Will Force Trump To Go On Record On White Nationalists

  Bipartisan Resolution Will Force Trump To Go On Record On White Nationalists A bipartisan group of senators plans to introduce a resolution on Wednesday condemning the white nationalists who participated in the Charlottesville rallies in August, Politico reported Wednesday morning. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) will sponsor the resolution aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to either sign or reject a condemnation of “white nationalists, white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators joined with two Republican senators to sponsor a resolution condemning white nationalists , neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a If approved by the Senate , the joint resolution would go to the House, where Democratic Rep.

If approved by the Senate , the joint resolution would go to the House, where Democratic Rep. Trump has been criticized for his response following the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville over the city's planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen.

White supremacist groups rally in Emancipation Park during the Unite the Right Rally, August 12, 2017. © Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images White supremacist groups rally in Emancipation Park during the Unite the Right Rally, August 12, 2017.

WASHINGTON — The Senate has approved a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine of Virginia introduced the measure along with four colleagues from both parties. The resolution, approved unanimously Monday night, recognizes a woman who was killed Aug. 12 and 19 others who were injured after a car allegedly driven by a neo-Nazi slammed into a crowd of demonstrators protesting the rally in Charlottesville.

The resolution describes Heather Heyer's death as a "domestic terrorist attack" and acknowledges two Virginia state troopers who died in a helicopter crash near the protests.

The resolution urges the Trump administration to "use all resources available to address the growing prevalence" of hate groups in America.

Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacists .
President Trump has signed a resolution condemning white supremacists following violence at a rally in Charlottesville, Va., last month, the White House announced late Thursday. "As Americans, we condemn the recent violence in Charlottesville and oppose hatred, bigotry, and racism in all forms," Trump said in a statement released by the White House."No matter the color of our skin or our ethnic heritage, we all live under the same laws, we all salute the same great flag, and we are all made by the same almighty God," he continued."We are a Nation founded on the truth that all of us are created equal.

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