Trump back to blaming 'both sides' for Charlottesville violence

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump says the groups protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "also very violent."

Trump is calling those protesters the "alt-left." He says there is "blame on both sides" after the deadly violence over the weekend.

After his initial statement on the Charlottesville violence, Trump was criticized for appearing to condemn both the white nationalists and those who were protesting them. He tried to clean up his remarks Monday.

Speaking from Trump Tower Tuesday, the president says some of the facts about the deadly violence in Charlottesville still aren't known.

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