Trump Speaks Out Against Violence In Charlottesville

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit STACEY VANEK SMITH, HOST: Today, President Trump condemned the violence in Charlottesville. He and the first lady both tweeted that Americans should stand against that kind of hatred. Trump later spoke about the situation from his private golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., where he's also been trying to address the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear program. NPR's Scott Horsley joins us now. Hi, Scott. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Good to be with you. SMITH: Scott, the president tried to be evenhanded in his comments about Charlottesville this afternoon. What did he say? HORSLEY: Well, you're right. The president studiously avoided criticizing the white nationalists, whose demonstration was the catalyst for...

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