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Unpacking the controversy over what Trump has said, and not said, on Charlottesville

(WASHINGTON) -- The reverberations from the violence in Charlottesville continue to echo as President Donald Trump faces further fallout from his handling of the situation.

Members of his own party have come out against his response and no... Read More

Virginia Gov. calls for removal of Confederate statues

(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has called for all of the state's public Confederate statues to be removed and relocated.

The governor said on Wednesday that he hoped residents in the state would agree the statues repr... Read More

Steve Bannon slams far-right: 'These guys are a collection of clowns'

(WASHINGTON) -- Steve Bannon has broken his silence on last weekend's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, describing the participants as "a collection of clowns."

In an interview published Wednesday with The American Pros... Read More

Sen. Orrin Hatch urges Trump to speak out on hate groups

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, urged President Trump not to equivocate when addressing white nationalists and the protesters who opposed them, after the president blamed "both sides" for the violence that broke out in Charlottesville on Sa... Read More

What led 2 White House economic councils to abruptly disband

(NEW YORK) -- Fallout from President Donald Trump's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence Wednesday cost the White House two key economic advisory councils made up of the nation's top
CEOs and business leaders.

Trump an... Read More

Transcript of Trump's contentious Aug. 15 press conference

(NEW YORK) -- Here is a transcript of the question-and-answer portion of President Donald Trump's press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

The press conference itself was focused on infrastructure reforms he p... Read More

Pence ignores questions on Trump's Charlottesville remarks, calls it a 'tragedy'

(SANTIAGO, Chile) -- Vice President Mike Pence declined Wednesday to defend President Trump’s controversial comments casting “blame on both sides” of the violence at a white supremacist rally in
Charlottesville over the weeken... Read More

Before questioning statue removal, Trump supported taking down Confederate flag

(NEW YORK) -- At Tuesday's combative press conference in Trump Tower, President Donald Trump questioned the removal of statues of Confederate leaders, but at the start of his presidential campaign, Trump publicly expressed his approval of South Carol... Read More

Bushes 'pray for Charlottesville' and 'reject racial bigotry'

(KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine) -- Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush released a joint statement on Wednesday in response to racial tensions sparked by the violence this weekend during
protests over a Confederate monument in Charlotte... Read More

Trump praises North Korea's 'wise' decision to back off Guam missile threat

(WASHINGTON) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a "very wise and well reasoned decision" to delay any military action against the United States and back away from his threat to strike near the
U.S. territory of Guam, President Donald Trump... Read More

Special counsel's Russia probe loses top FBI investigator

(WASHINGTON) -- One of the FBI's top investigators, tapped by special counsel Robert Mueller just weeks ago to help lead the probe of Russian meddling in last year's presidential election, has left
Mueller’s team, sources tell ABC News.Read More

President Trump announces end to manufacturing council amid resignations

(NEW YORK) -- After several business leaders announced their resignations from the White House's American Manufacturing Council in recent days, President Donald Trump announced he was ending the
panel Wednesday, along with the separate Strategi... Read More

North Carolina bill that could protect drivers during protests hits snag after Charlottesville

(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- A North Carolina bill that could protect drivers who hit protesters may have hit a snag, following a highly-publicized incident involving an Ohio man who police say deliberately accelerated his car into a crowd of counterprotesters... Read More

Hope Hicks named interim White House communications director

(WASHINGTON) -- Longtime Trump aide Hope Hicks will serve as interim White House communications director until a permanent replacement is found for the job, the White House announced Wednesday.

"Hope Hicks will work with White House Press ... Read More