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Trump Proud Boys comments, listens to Charlottesville

Washington: President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to deny condemning a very right fascist group during his debate with Democrat Joe Biden, but the inflammatory moments were the first time the president failed to achieve the highest office. Racist ideas.
Trump’s initial refusal to criticize the Proud Boys – instead of stating that the group should “stand up once again” – dealt a fierce blow before changing its message in a day-long effort to stop the raging attack.
“I don’t know who Proud Boy is. But whoever they are will have to stand down, let law enforcement do their job,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a campaign halt in Minnesota.
A new flip related to the race over Trump’s message was already underway a few weeks before the election, leaving the president to defend on yet another issue when he was already dealing with the coronovirus epidemic and under his own taxes Were facing criticism of the new investigation.
And even after saying that the Proud Boys should “stand down,” Trump went on callout forces at the other end of the political spectrum and tried to attack Biden. It was an echo of the way he blamed “both sides” for the violence between white supremacists and racist protesters in 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Trump said, “Antifa is a real problem now.” “The problem is on the left. And Biden refuses to talk about it.”
In fact, FBI director Christopher Ray told a congressional panel last week that it was white supremacists and anti-government extremists who were responsible for the most deadly attacks by extremist groups in America recently
With more than 5,000 members of the group posting “stand back” and “stand by” above and below the group’s logo, Proud Boys leaders and supporters resorted to social media to celebrate the president’s comments on the debate.
And when Trump was directly asked Wednesday whether he would “welcome white supremacist support,” he ignored the question and again stressed the need for “law and order.”
Trump built his political career on the back of racist lies of racism – a claim that Barack Obama was not born in the United States – and his professional and political life has led to prolonged racist rhetoric and inflammatory actions. The president has rarely condemned white extremists for not pressuring them to do so, and was denounced by Democrats on Wednesday for refusing to criticize the fascist group.
“My message to the Proud Boys and every other white supremacist group is conflicting and disheartening,” said Biden during a post-debate tour through Ohen and Pennsylvania. “Not who we are. This is not who we are.”
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer pressed his Republican colleagues: “How are you not ashamed that President Trump represents your party? You could possibly, possibly, support anyone who behaves this way?”
In an ugly debate marked by angry interruptions and bitter attacks, Trump’s remarks about the Proud Boys stood out. He was asked by Fox News moderator Chris Wallace if he would “be ready tonight to condemn white supremacists and militia groups” and demand that they do not add to the raging violence in Portland, Oregon, and places. Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The president said that “certainly”, but did not offer any real words of condemnation, instead blaming the violence on leftist radicals like Antifa supporters. When pushed by Wallace, Trump asked the name of a group to denounce – and Biden suggested the Proud Boys.
Trump said, “Proud boys, stand back and speak up.”
Some Republicans publicly commented on the president’s comments and still criticized him.
GOP House Leader Kevin McCarthy insisted that Trump asked him if he would condemn the groups, and California Republicans sought to equate white nationalist groups and the KKK with extremists like Antifast.
GOP Sen. Mike Rounds, RSD, only went so far as to say, “I was hoping for more clarity.”
Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, the only Black Republican in the Senate, said he considered Trump a “misdemeanor.”
“He should do it right,” Scott said. “If he doesn’t get it right I think he wasn’t wrong.”
Biden called Trump “racist” during the debate. This is an allegation that has intimidated Trump since his early days as a developer, when he called for the death penalty for the Central Park Five – a group of black men accused of rape but later clarified – And while he made prejudicial allegations against Blacks for renting in his family-owned apartment complexes.
He became a star in the Republican arena after promoting the racist idea that Obama was not born in the US, and earlier this year, he briefly wondered if Biden ran into fellow Sen. Kamala Harris, whose mother was an Indian and Father is Jamaican, eligible. To serve as vice president
There have been other disturbing moments in recent years:
In his first moments as a presidential candidate, Trump described Mexicans as “rapists”. He proposed to temporarily ban Muslims from the United States. He retweeted posts from accounts that had links to white nationalist groups. He was slow to dismiss the support of former KKK leader David Duke. And, perhaps most notably, he blamed “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville that left anti-racism demonstrations dead.
This debate left some black Americans.
“I think he has continued to embrace white supremacists,” said Annie Susen, a 60-year-old out-of-work antique dealer who lives right outside of Charlottesville. “He just wants to sow the seeds of division in this country.”
Tori Silver, 22, said there was “no excuse” for Trump not immediately disrespecting white supremacist groups.
“It’s kind of, wow, what’s that calling me a black man?” The office, Silver said, outside Albemarle County, Virginia, where he voted for Biden Wednesday morning.
Members of the Proud Boys are Trump supporters, known for violent confrontations at protests and their violent confrontations with other ideological opponents, often drawing the largest crowds in the Pacific Northwest. Members have been spotted at several Trump rallies, including one in Nevada earlier this month.
In 2018, police arrested several Proud Boys members and associates, who were infuriated with antifascists after the group’s founder, Gavin Macness, gave a speech at the Metropolitan Republican Club in New York.
McInnes, who co-founded Vice Media, described the group as a politically incorrect male club for “Western Chauvinists” and denied affiliation with far-right extremist groups that were racist and anti-racist – are beyond opposing views. McInnes sued the Southern Poverty Law Center last year, claiming that when he named the Proud Boys as a “hate group”.
In response to the federal suit, which is still pending in Alabama, the law center said McInnes acknowledged an “overlap” between the Proud Boys and white nationalist groups. “Indeed, members of the Proud Boys have posted social media photos of themselves with prominent Holocaust denitators, white nationalists and known neo-Nazis,” lawyers at the law center filed in a courtroom.


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