The Republican Jewish Coalition, a political group that has previously backed President Donald Trump amid controversial issues, said it was not pleased with how Trump handled the fallout from the deadly Charlottesville, Virginia, rally last weekend.
“We join with our political and religious brethren in calling upon President Donald Trump to provide greater moral clarity in rejecting racism, bigotry, and antisemitism,”the coalition said in a statement on Wednesday.
The statement said, “there are no good Nazis,” a reference to Trump’s assertion on Tuesday that there were some “fine people on both sides” at the Charlottesville rally originally organised to protest the removal of a Confederate statue. The event turned violent when white nationalist groups and counterprotesters clashed, ultimately leading to the death of a 32-year-old woman.
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