Donald Trump I Dont Really See A Rise In White Nationalism HuffPost Canada

Donald Trump I Dont Really See A Rise In White Nationalism HuffPost Canada


Donald Trump I Dont Really See A Rise In White Nationalism HuffPost Canada President said Friday that he doesn”t think white nationalism is a growing problem. In a press conference after he to end his national emergency over border wall funding, Trump was asked various questions in relation to the on Friday. According to a pool report, one reporter asked the president if he saw a rise in white nationalism around the world. “I don”t really,” Trump responded. “I think it”s a small group of people that have very, very serious problems, I guess. If you look what happened in New Zealand, perhaps that”s the case. I don”t know enough about it yet. … But it”s certainly a terrible thing.” The president also said he had not seen a manifesto purportedly written by the alleged shooter, who appears to be an bent on killing Muslim immigrants. “I did not see it,” Trump said of the manifesto.”But I think it”s a horrible event, it”s a horrible thing. I saw it early in the morning when I looked at what was happening, and we spoke, as you know, to the prime minister. I think it”s a horrible disgraceful thing, horrible act.” White nationalism is not represented by a “small group of people,” even when only looking at numbers and anecdotes in the United States. Droves of white nationalists have marched through U.S. streets and . Different extremist groups with ties to white nationalism. Groups numbering in the hundreds have worked in tandem to , recruit ,and who share their views. They even have political . And outside of the U.S., white nationalist factions have been able to congregate publicly on a gargantuan scale. marched to defend “white Europe” in Poland in 2017, for example. And then there”s the internet, where white nationalists and share dangerous ideology. Perhaps only a “small” number of people act on their violent rhetoric, but the repercussions are still horrific and very often deadly.

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