The quotes are in a lengthy article quoting anonymous current and former officials describing how Trump treated race in private conversations.
“One of the things that got me involved in this race.. was when those folks came out of the fields down in Charlottesville chanting,” Biden recalled.
Thirty-seven percent of Republicans said the country is on the wrong track; 17% of those said they would vote for Biden if the election were held now, while 63% still plan to cast ballots for Trump.
Cantwell is one of about 25 defendants in a lawsuit filed against the organizers of the 2017 neo-Nazi “Unite The Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The figure comes from a report released Thursday by the Anti-Defamation League that says 39 of the killings were “clearly motivated by hateful, racist ideology.”
The night before, "Unite the Right" protesters had staged a torch-lit march through the nearby University of Virginia campus chanting racist and antisemitic slogans.
The white supremacist asked for mercy in his sentencing.
"It was there, in August 2017, we saw Klansmen and white supremacists and neo-Nazis come out in the open, their crazed faces illuminated by torches, veins bulging, and bearing the fangs of racism."
James Fields Jr., who was 20 in August 2017 when he staged the attack.
Trump’s pronouncements on immigrants provide red meat for that part of his base to whom racial and ethnic diversity are anathema due to a deep fear that white people are losing ground in America.