Violence in Charlottesville 'meets the definition of terrorism,' McMaster says

Violence in Charlottesville 'meets the definition of terrorism,' McMaster says

Although a few cars were held up by the march, police say the demonstration was peaceful and there were no arrests.

At least one person died during the white nationalist "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, August 12, and multiple people were injured, The New York Times reports. Late Saturday, the Department of Justice and FBI launched a federal civil rights investigation into the deadly vehicle attack.

Senate Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi issued a statement saying, in part, "The vile beliefs of the perpetrators of this violence insult our fundamental American values and must be condemned in the strongest terms". "When such actions arise form racial bigotry and hatred, they betray our core values and can not be tolerated".

James Alex Fields, Jr, a registered Republican, was booked in jail on suspicaion of second-degree murder, according to the Washington Post.

Charlottesville Police Chief announced in the press conference that a 32-year-old woman had been killed in what he described as a "premeditated" act of vehicular violence, and said a male suspect was in custody.

Two Virginia State Police troopers were also killed a short time later when their helicopter crashed near Charlottesville. Our message is plain and simple - go home!

Gov. Terry McAuliffe Refuses to Denounce Antifa Violence in Charlottesville
One person has died and 34 more were injured after a vehicle plowed through a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville , Virginia . Addressing reporters, Trump refused to name white supremacists or any specific group, blaming the violence " on many sides ".

'You are not wanted in this great commonwealth. "You pretend that you are patriots, but you are anything but a patriot".

"You came here today to hurt people". A group of people were seen holding a sign that said "RACISM is the disease".

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, "meets the definition of terrorism".

Activist groups called for protesters to congregate Saturday night in downtown Oakland in response to violence during a rally by white supremacists in Virginia that left one woman dead and many injured.

The President blamed "many sides" for the violent, which was sparked by white nationalist rallies.

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