Chaos follows white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville
Chaos follows white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville
17 Agosto, 2017, 19:03
Meanwhile, a state police helicopter responding to the protests crashed, killing two pilots. Experts said police appeared outnumbered, ill-prepared and inexperienced.
JOHNSON: And that's what I didn't understand: when they came, they came like they were getting ready to start shooting. The loss of police officers only compounded the calamity on a day that pushed police, city officials and residents to their limits. Thomas instead said police were instructed to change into appropriate riot gear. At one intersection, police ordered crowds to disperse.
And Sen. Luther Strange, the former state attorney general selected by former Gov. Robert Bentley to fill in for Sessions until the special election to replace him, said the following on Facebook Saturday evening: "I am deeply saddened by what I saw in Charlottesville today".
In Seattle, hundreds of demonstrators and counterprotesters converged downtown. "That's usually the police". One man toted a tuba. "I mean, they had better armor than my State Police and National Guard had". "It was essentially just brawling on the street and community members trying to protect each other".
The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event and his supporters vowed to file a court challenge.
But Easton went on to say that the police department did a great job, faced with a almost impossible task on Saturday. The police, he said, "did not protect us". Nothing specific against us.
Downtown Charlottesville was nearly deserted by late afternoon - aside from a heavy security presence - but the city council authorized the police chief to impose a curfew, if necessary.
Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer said in an interview on Sunday that "there are two words that have to be said over and over again: domestic terrorism and white supremacy, and we do not see anyone in the White House doing it". Not long after, law enforcement intervened and declared the gathering unlawful.
Standing in the lobby of Trump Tower, Trump acknowledged that there were "some very bad people" among those who gathered to protest Saturday. He added, without mentioning a specific incident, "And you did hurt people".
Trump, in an agitated back-and-forth with reporters in Trump Tower, defended members of the "Unite the Right" protest last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white supremacist has been charged with murder for ramming a auto into a crowd of counter-protesters.
"They made a decision to change the plan and entered the park in different directions", he said. "They didn't want to be separated".
Asked whether he had regrets, Thomas said: "Absolutely". And to have people come from outside and just attack us like that, it's very traumatic; and I'm hoping that if anything good can come out of this, it will be... that we're determined to kind of figure out how to move forward together. He declined to elaborate. He maintained as recently as last October that the "Central Park Five" - four African-American men and one Latino - were guilty of a brutal 1989 rape, despite definitive DNA evidence that exonerated them years ago.
He also said authorities will work to ensure that any vigils planning to occur this week will be kept peaceful. They also said that separating antagonists is paramount.
"It's easy to criticize, but I can tell you this: Eighty percent of the people here had semiautomatic weapons", McAuliffe told The New York Times on Sunday. "It seems an enormous stretch for Charlottesville and even for the state police".
It was also noted by some observers that numerous far-right demonstrators had been seen carrying automatic guns, bats, sticks, pepper spray and other weapons. "Charlottesville police officers were originally on-site in their everyday uniforms", the chief said during a Monday afternoon news conference.
On the right, the police's "wait-and-see" approach was perceived as a conspiracy: Cops allowed violence to break out so they would have an excuse to shut down the rally. "You know, you really do have to ask yourself, where does it stop?"
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