Ivanka Trump: 'No place for white supremacy' in America

Ivanka Trump: 'No place for white supremacy' in America

Ivanka Trump is condemning a white nationalist rally held this weekend in Charlottesville, Va., saying in a series of tweets on Sunday that Americans must all come together.

“There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-Nazis,” President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE's elder daughter said. “We must all come together as Americans -- and be one country UNITED.”

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The statement from the first daughter, who also serves as a top presidential adviser, follows a barrage of criticism aimed at President Trump, who on Saturday said "many sides" were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville.

"We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides — on many sides," President Trump said at a press conference form his New Jersey golf course.

"It's been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump, not Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMcCarthy: ‘No deadline on DACA’ Democrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman MORE. This has been going on for a long, long time," he continued. 

Multiple top Republicans, including Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Cybersecurity: Bipartisan bill aims to deter election interference | Russian hackers target Senate | House Intel panel subpoenas Bannon | DHS giving 'active defense' cyber tools to private sector Senators unveil bipartisan push to deter future election interference Puerto Rico's children need recovery funds MORE (R-Fla.), joined other members of the GOP and Democrats in calling out the president.

"Very important for the nation to hear [President Trump] describe events in Charlottesville for what they are, a terror attack by white supremacists," Rubio said on Twitter. 

White nationalist, white supremacist and alt-right groups were initially scheduled to gather in Charlottesville's Emancipation Park Saturday to protest the city's decision to remove a Confederate statue. 

Violent crashes broke out between the white nationalist marchers and anti-fascism protestors, which led to police declaring the gathering an unlawful assembly and breaking the event up before it officially began.

Soon after, one person was killed and 19 were injured after a man plowed his car into a group of anti-fascism protestors.