What Trump has said about the Charlottesville violence

The president spoke publicly four times about the racially charged protests in Virginia.
2:57 | 08/23/17

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:



Skip to this video now

Now Playing:


More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for What Trump has said about the Charlottesville violence
We're closely following. The terrible events unfolding in Charlottesville Virginia. We condemn in the strongest possible terms. This egregious display of hatred bigotry. And violence on many sites. When many sites. We have to come together as Americans would love for our nation. And true affected really and I I say this so strongly true affection. For each other. Above all else we must remember this troop. No matter our color. Creed religion or political party we are all. Americans first. Racism is evil. And those who cause violence in its name mark criminals and thugs including the kkk. Neo Nazis white supremacists. And other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold a year as Americans. Two days ago a young American woman had their hair was tragically killed. Her death fills us with Greece and we send her family our thoughts. Are prayers and our love. Thomas Jefferson what do you think it I'm misty up like them. Into it we did it take down this adjectives used a major slave owner. Now we gonna take down his debt you. So you know but it's fine. You're changing history you're changing culture and you had people and I'm not talking about the neo Nazis and the white Nationalists because they should be condemned totally. You're at many people in that group others in neo Nazis and white Nationalists okay. And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly now. In the other group also know you had some fine people but you also had trouble makers. You see them come with with the black outfits and with the helmets and with a baseball bats. Got a got a lot of bad you know a lot of bad people in the other. Oh really fast what I said on Saturday. We are closely following the terrible events unfolding in Charlottesville Virginia this is pleased they. We condemn in the strongest possible. This egregious display of hate me. Bigotry and violence its meat speaking on sent. But then went to a top. Austin. And but they also said. That he must be a racist because he never imagined the driver of the car hood is a terrible person drove the car. And he killed had there. And it's a terrible thing I think if we continue to create jobs at love those and I'm creating jobs. I think that's going to have a tremendously. Positive impact on race relations. I do.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":49378158,"title":"What Trump has said about the Charlottesville violence","duration":"2:57","description":"The president spoke publicly four times about the racially charged protests in Virginia.","url":"/Politics/video/trump-charlottesville-violence-49378158","section":"Politics","mediaType":"default"}