White House releases new statement on Charlottesville after outrage over the first one.

White House releases new statement on Charlottesville after outrage over the first one.
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It has been an ugly couple of days in Charlottesville, Virginia.

On Friday night, hundreds of tiki torch-wielding white supremacists descended on the University of Virginia's campus for a rally and clashed with counter-protesters. The violence continued on Saturday, and escalated to the point where a car was driven by a white supremacist into a crowd of anti-racism protesters. One woman was killed in the car crash. Two police officers also lost their lives in a helicopter crash related to the white supremacist rally, The Washington Post reports.

In a statement about the incident on Saturday, Donald Trump condemned violence and hatred "on many sides," but failed to explicitly condemn white supremacy.

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Of course, the president's failure to mention that white supremacy is bad sparked a widespread backlash. Citizens, including celebrities and politicians, took to social media to call him out on it.

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After the outrage, an unnamed White House spokesperson provided an update to Trump's remarks on Saturday.

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The new statement reads:

The president said very strongly in his statement yesterday that he condemns all forms of violence, bigotry and hatred and of course that includes white Supremacists, KKK, neo-nazi and all extremist groups. He called for national unity and bringing all Americans together.

Translation: "Wait, you want us to say that the president doesn't approve of Nazis out loud? So people can hear it? Ugh, FINE."

At least they updated it?

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