WH: Trump 'Looks Forward' to Signing Resolution Condemning White Supremacists


WH: Trump 'Looks Forward' to Signing Resolution Condemning White Supremacists

The resolution describes Heather Heyer's death in Charlottesville as a "domestic terrorist attack" and acknowledges two Virginia state troopers who died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the protests.

Sen. Scott told CBS News that he came away from the meeting believing that Trump had "reflected" on the controversy and felt that his comments had been misconstrued. "Without that personal connection to the painful past, it will be hard for him to regain that moral authority, from my perspective". "There's no question about that".

"No. 2, I think it's great for [Democrats and Republicans] to be able to make a moral call that white supremacy's not acceptable, and I want the president to have to sign it", Kaine said.

"They talked about it pretty in depth, but the focus was primarily on solutions moving forward", Sanders said.

For weeks, White House officials have been discussing ways to ease the tensions stoked by the demonstrations and exacerbated, in the view of many Republicans, by the president's off-the-cuff comments in the wake of the unrest.

The resolution easily cleared the Senate on Monday and the House on Tuesday, but when asked if the president would sign off-again, on the principle of condemning hate groups-the White House's brain trust, such that it is, elected to mull things over for just a bit longer.

Trump also said both the counterprotesters and white nationalists groups who clashed in Charlottesville included "very fine people". The meeting was meant to clear the air. "Yes, the Senator and I had a great meeting".

"If the President wants to have a better understanding and appreciation for what he should do next, he needs to hear something from folks who have gone through this painful history", Scott said. Sponsors wanted Trump's commitment to the idea of condemning white supremacists. This will probably remain Donald Trump's position for the duration of his administration, and he probably won't say or do anything from here on out to indicate that he's changed his mind.

Trump sat down with Sen.

Senate members quickly passed the legislation and the House voted to pass the bill soon after.

"However, the real picture has nothing to do with who is on the other side", he said. "It's wonderful to see". In his discussion with Sanders about the incident, Scott recommended a sit-down meeting.

Congressional Black Caucus chairman Cedric Richmond, D-La., also said he was gratified Trump and Scott sat down together. "I wouldn't advise wearing a mismatched suit", Cristina Pearlstein, stylist and founder of How Do You Fashion, tells Yahoo Style.



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