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How the country reacted to Trump’s latest comments

President Donald Trump speaks in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in New York. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Donald Trump spoke in the lobby of Trump Tower on Tuesday.

People across the country reacted swiftly to President Trump’s comments Tuesday in which he doubled down on his earlier statement saying the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va., came from “many sides.”

Many of the responses were condemnations of Trump’s comments. Here’s what people had to say.

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Others, such as former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke and Fox News analyst Brit Hume, defended the president’s statements.

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