Trump Shifts Again On Charlottesville Violence

Aug 16, 2017

Today on “Political Rewind” we look at the fallout over the past five days from the violent confrontations in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend.

We discuss President Trump’s shifting position on the events, including his news conference at Trump Tower on Tuesday. We also play sound from a remarkable VICE News documentary which was shot from the point of view of Christopher Cantwell, one of the white supremacist leaders.

Panelists:

Teresa Tomlinson ­– Mayor of Columbus

Leo Smith – Republican strategist and former director of minority outreach, Georgia Republican Party

Patricia Murphy – Daily Beast and Roll Call columnist

Greg Bluestein – Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter