Politicians respond to President Trump's "blame on both sides" statement

Posted at 4:26 PM, Aug 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-15 19:26:15-04

During a news conference Tuesday President Donald Trump blamed both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. 

"I think there is blame on both sides," he said.

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Politicians have been releasing statements on social media in response to that speech. 

Several members of President Trump's Alliance for American Manufacturing association have also resigned. 

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