UPDATED 2:00 PM PT – Sat. August 11, 2018
President Trump urges peace for all Americans one year after the deadly incidents in Charlottesville.
In a tweet Saturday, the president recalled the riot’s in the Virginia town resulted in senseless death and division.
He then condemned all types of racism and acts of violence.
The president’s call for peace comes ahead of a planned rally in the nation’s capital on Sunday, which is expected to draw both demonstrators and counter-protesters.
Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence also reflects on the incidents in Charlottesville one year later.
In a statement Saturday, the vice president recalled the loss of life and tragic events which took place in the Virginia city.
Additionally, Pence asserted bigotry, hatred, and, racism have no place in American society and strongly condemned violence and racism.
The vice president also noted he and the second lady will be praying for the victims of that day in Virginia and continue praying Americans come together in new and renewed ways.
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