Woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia vehicle attack identified

Woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia vehicle attack identified

Woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia vehicle attack identified

A Republican senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner, tweeted "Mr. President - we must call evil by its name".

About 15 people were injured after rival groups fought pitched battles using fists, rocks and pepper spray.

Far-right protesters converged on the university town of Charlottesville at the weekend to demonstrate against a plan to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, who headed the Confederate army in the American Civil War.

"My heart goes out to the people of Charlottesville, to those who were harmed by today's senseless violence and their loved ones".

Several white power groups had gathered in Charlottesville Saturday for the "Unite the Right" rally, including Vanguard America and Identity Evropa, the Southern nationalist League of the South, the National Socialist Movement, the Traditionalist Workers Party, and the Fraternal Order of Alt Knights, Oren Segal, who directs the Anti-Defamation League's Center on Extremism, told the Associated Press.

Trump has faced criticism after denouncing violence by "many sides" in Charlottesville and not directly calling out hate groups marching in the city.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he and "New Yorkers reject the hateful and ugly ‎rhetoric and violence taking place in Charlottesville".

A police helicopter also crashed, killing the two officers on board.

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"I think he needed to be much harsher as it related to the white supremacists and the nature of that", Scaramucci said during an interview Sunday on ABC's "This Week".

The driver has been identified as James Alex Fields, 20, of OH, according to CNN. "Trump's not a white supremacist", Bloom told the AP. Saturday's clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters have grown so violent the governor has declared a state of emergency and police have ordered people to disperse. "Let's come together as one!" "We are determined to take our country back, we're going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump, and that's what we believed in, that's why we voted for Donald Trump, because he said he's going to take our country back and that's what we gotta do", Duke said as violence erupted, The Hill reported.

Scaramucci's remarks came a day after a rally in Virginia turned violent, as clashes broke out between white nationalists and counterprotesters.

What eyewitnesses described as rolling fist fights and battles with thrown projectiles broke out nearly immediately after the hundreds of "Alt Right" activists and other white nationalist rallygoers made their way to the statue of Robert E. Lee, whose potential removal was the event's primary ostensible concern.

"I thought at times I got through to him, but obviously not", he said.

Heather Heyer, 32, died when a vehicle, with an OH license plate, rammed into a crowd near the city's downtown mall after the rally was dispersed, according to reports.

One of the rioters was former KKK leader David Duke.

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