Seth Meyers: You can't be president and 'stand for a hateful movement'

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers went off on President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment MORE for initially blaming the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on “many sides” and then reminded him that voters will not support him if he continues to not condemn hate.

“On many sides. If that choice of words made you feel sick to your stomach, the good news is you’re a normal and decent person,” Meyers said on “Late Night” Monday.

“The jury is still out on the president,” he added.


He added that Trump's statement on Monday, where the president called out the Klu Klux Clan, neo-Nazis and the white supremacists at the rally, “finally struck the right tone” but was too late.

He then listed several controversial incidents for Trump that Meyers called “racist” and “insane,” including Trump urging people to believe his birther conspiracy theory alleging that former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaCampaign dads fit fatherhood between presidential speeches Trump: Obama 'had to know' of 'setup' to block presidential bid 2020 Democrats mark 7th anniversary of DACA MORE wasn’t born in the United States.

Meyers mentioned Trump calling Mexican people “rapists” and repeatedly calling Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Biden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Trump steadfast in denials as support for impeachment grows MORE (D-Mass.) “Pocahontas.”

“Donald Trump did not immediately denounce the white supremacist movement when given the chance and now, whether he knows it or not, many of those people see him as leading that movement,” Meyers said.

Meyer said that it is the job of the president to “absolutely, unequivocally and immediately condemn what is evil in us.”

“You can stand for a nation, or you can stand for a hateful movement,” he said. “You can’t do both.”

“If you don’t make the choice, I’m confident that the American voter will.”

Trump declared "racism is evil" Monday from the White House while condemning the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups as repugnant. This came two days after failing to specifically call out the groups and saying there is "bigotry and violence on many sides."