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What They're Saying: Newspapers Weigh In On Trump's 'Both Sides' Stance

Saying that a mob is intent on destroying President Trump, The Washington Times editorial board states that "the president himself keeps assisting the project."
President Trump repeated his much-criticized view of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville during a news conference in New York Tuesday. / JIM WATSON / Getty Images

President Trump roiled opinion Tuesday by reversing himself and reiterating his claim that "both sides" of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., were to blame for violence that killed one woman and left many injured.

Trump made the remarks at a news conference at Trump Tower in New York, engaging in back-and-forth exchanges with reporters about what transpired in Charlottesville over the weekend.

"I'm not putting anybody on a moral plane," the president said. "What I'm saying is this. You

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