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WaPo: Nationals pitcher declines White House visit

Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle has declined to visit the White House Monday for a ceremony honoring his team's historic World Series win, citing President Donald Trump's rhetoric as the reason he won't attend the celebration.

Charlottesville, Va. politician threatened by Fla. racist

A Florida man who authorities say has a history of expressing white supremacist beliefs was arrested for allegedly threatening a prospective candidate for city council in Charlottesville, Virginia, prompting the would-be candidate to abandon their campaign, an indictment unsealed Wednesday says.

Candidate accuses Trump of white nationalism

Democratic presidential candidate and El Paso, Texas, native Beto O'Rourke said that President Donald Trump was a white nationalist after a mass shooting in El Paso on Saturday left 20 dead and a separate rampage hours later killed nine more in Dayton, Ohio.

Democrats seize on Trump's record on white nationalism

President Donald Trump's assertion there was blame "on both sides" during a 2017 rally organized by white supremacists that turned deadly caused a multi-day controversy at the time about whether he was signaling support for an evil ideology.

Trump defends his Charlottesville comments after Biden slams them

President Donald Trump defended his equivocating comments following white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, saying Friday that he was referring to supporters of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee when he said there were "fine people" on both sides.

House to vote on condemning Steve King comments

Rep. Jim Clyburn, the number three Democrat in the House, introduced Monday a resolution disapproving of Iowa Rep. Steve King's recent racist comments, calling it a "condemnation of white supremacy and white nationalism."

GOP lawmaker faces bipartisan condemnation over comments

Republican Rep. Steve King -- who has long been a target for criticism because of his public comments on race and immigration -- rejected Thursday being labeled a white nationalist, following bipartisan outrage for comments he made appearing to lament that white supremacist comments are considered offensive.