Political leaders call for end to violence in Charlottesville

As white surpemacists clashed with counterprotesters Saturday morning in Charlottesville Va., government officials from around the country condemned the violence and called for an end to the rally. 

Later in the afternoon, a car plowed into a group of people protesting the white supremacist rally.

The reaction came from both sides of the aisle, with many condemning not just the violence but the views of the white nationalists, who objected to the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.


President Trump tweeted about the violence Saturday afternoon amid calls for him to weigh in.

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Here's a look at some of the statements in response to the Charlottesville violence.