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Country Artists Denounce Charlottesville White Supremacist March on Twitter

Country Artists Denounce Charlottesville White Supremacist March on Twitter

At least one person was arrested and several on campus were treated for minor injuries, the Daily Progress newspaper said.

A Virginia State police helicopter that was responding to the situation in Charlottesville crashed on Saturday, killing two officers on board.

This tweet coincided with Charlottesville preparations to spur massive white nationalists' protests amidst attempts from force-enforcement bodies to limit them.

For his part, President Donald Trump tweeted, "We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for". The driver, identified as James Alex Fields, Jr., is being charged with second degree murder and multiple other felony counts.

A vehicle plowed into a group of the counterprotesters Saturday, killing a 32-year-old woman and leaving 19 others hurt.

McCain called white supremacists "traitors" and "by definition, opposed to American patriotism". Our message is plain and simple.

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Franks joined Jeanine Pirro on Fox News on Saturday evening after President Trump made a statement calling the white supremacist rallies "a display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides".

Even members of Trump's own party have called him out for the inadequacy of his response, with Republican senator Cory Gardner calling on him to "call evil by its name" and condemn today's attack as domestic terrorism.

Three were killed and dozens were injured amid what is believed to be the largest group of white nationalists to come together in a decade to protest the city's decision to remove a Confederate monument. Corinne Geller, a Virignia State Police spokeswoman, said the pilot and a passenger were killed in the crash Saturday afternoon.

President Donald Trump condemned the violence, but did not specifically mention white nationalists, neo-Nazis, or their views, instead criticising hatred and violence "on many sides", reports The Hill magazine.

Rioting broke out in the centre of the town after a group of white supremacists protested the removal of a statue to the pro-slavery Civil War general Robert E. Lee.