Trump says the 'Pride Boys' group let law enforcement do their job

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the "proud boys" an organization known as a hate group and allowed law enforcement agencies to head it.

Trump says the 'Pride Boys' group let law enforcement do their job

"I don't know who the proud boys are," the Republican president told reporters at the White House before leaving for the campaign. "They have to stand up. Let the law enforcement agencies do their job."

During his debate with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday, Trump was asked’ if he was prepared to condemn "white supremacists and militia groups" and to protest against racism in some US cities. It is said’ to stand in the midst of violence.

Trump requested a specific name, and Biden referred to an organization called the Proud Boys, which describes itself as a "Western chauvinist" club but was classified as a hate group by the nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center Has gone

"Proud boys, stand back and stand together," Trump said. The comment drew widespread criticism and was seen’ by many as a sign of the group's enthusiasm.

Republican U.S. Senator Tim Scott, a South Carolina black, said Trump misrepresented and demanded that he correct his words.

Asked Wednesday about the condemnation of white supremacist groups, Trump said he has always done so.

The president has a long history of being seen’ by his critics as a supporter of racist or racist groups.

In 2017, he said, "both sides" were to be blamed’ for the violence between white supremacists and anti-government protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. He later tried to leave a comment.

Trump called on Biden to condemn Antifa, a largely disorganized, far-left movement whose followers want to confront those they perceive as dictatorial or racist.


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