Reactions to president’s controversial press conference split party into those willing to condemn Trump by name and those who would not
- Donald Trump again blames ‘both sides’ for Charlottesville violence
- Key moments from Trump’s most extraordinary press conference yet
Senior Republicans have lambasted Donald Trump after he once again drew a moral equivalency between the far-right and counter-demonstrators during the deadly violence in Charlottesville on Saturday.
But some elected Republican officials responded to an extraordinary press conference in Trump Tower on Tuesday night by denouncing bigotry, in signs of a possible rift in the party.