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Trump condemns white supremacy but doesn't propose gun laws after shootings

Aug 06, 2019 - The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — President Trump forcefully denounced white supremacy following twin mass shootings over the weekend, citing the threat of "racist hate" with no acknowledgment that his own anti-immigrant rhetoric has become part of a national debate.

"In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy," Trump said at the White House. "These sinister ideologies must be defeated."

But he stopped well short of endorsing the kind of broad gun control measures that ac...