Trump urges peace on Charlottesville rally anniversary
Trump urges peace on Charlottesville rally anniversary
Neo-Nazis alt-righters and white supremacists march the night before the"Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville Virginia. Getty Images
12 August, 2018, 09:24
The area also includes the street where Heather Heyer was killed when a man attending the rally is accused of plowing into a crowd of people with his auto.
Trump's tweet Saturday, his first public mention of the anniversary, did not label the event as a white supremacist rally or specify that it was a white rallygoer who rammed his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing one.
Concrete barriers and metal fences were put up and police were searching bags at checkpoints. "We don't see no riot here", activists chanted Saturday evening.
"Last year was a whole different story".
Rodland said he felt much safer than previous year, when he left town with his family and stayed with his parents after seeing people armed with long rifles walking around outside his home.
Unlike in Charlottesville, where police allowed the opposing factions to clash in what turned into a bloody melee, Washington, D.C., Police Chief Peter Newsham said Thursday that the goal "will be to keep the two groups separate".
Rally participants are likely to be outnumbered by passionate counter-protesters.
The day's death toll rose to three when a state police helicopter that had been monitoring the event and assisting with the governor's motorcade crashed, killing two troopers.
Several members of the Trump administration on Saturday noted the one-year anniversary of the riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended up with one woman dead and a reigniting of heated discussions of race in America. We must come together as a nation, ' Trump tweeted on Saturday morning. But, he added, "The state police is fully prepared to act on any inciteful violence".
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Ryan recalled how a group of students and community members faced off against the white supremacist marchers near a statue of Thomas Jefferson on campus, calling it a "remarkable moment of courage and bravery".
Clara Carlson was one of those counter-protesters.
But just a day later, Trump said there was "blame on both sides" for the violence in Virginia, condemning the anti-fascists who came "with clubs in their hands".
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Saturday marks a year since white nationalists marched through the University of Virginia campus with torches, clashing with a group of counterprotesters.
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