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Trump says white supremacy and sinister ideologies 'must be defeated.' Will he lead the way?

Aug 05, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

On Monday, President Trump spoke. He decried the weekend slaughters in El Paso and Dayton that left 31 people dead and dozens more wounded. He warned against a culture of hate. He even spoke about the rising threat of white nationalism. His words were scripted for a president. But did he believe what he said?

With the nation in shock and so many Americans feeling a sense of despair and helplessness, the president's language was prepared to fit the moment. He has been given appropriate word...