You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Ivanka Trump denounces white supremacy, neo-Nazis after

AFP  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka weighed in today on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, with an appeal for unity, saying there was "no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis." A woman was killed and 19 injured in the university town yesterday when a car plowed into a crowd after a white nationalist protest rally turned violent. Trump, who has a following among white supremacist groups attracted to his nationalistic rhetoric, has come under fire for blaming the Charlottesville violence on hatred and bigotry "on many sides." Ivanka Trump was more pointed in a tweet Sunday calling for unity. "There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis," she said. "We must all come together as Americans - and be one country UNITED.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 19:42 IST