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Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short on Major Gun Control

Aug 05, 2019 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump forcefully denounced white supremacy in the wake of 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,” Mr. Trump said at the White House. “These sinister ideologies must be defeated.”

But he stopped well short of endorsing the kind of broad gun cont...