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Governor: If you committed violence in Virginia, we will track you down

Governor: If you committed violence in Virginia, we will track you down
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Sunday said he is prepared to go after any individuals who committed an act of violence at the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville earlier this month.

“If you came to Virginia and you committed some act of violence, we are going to come after you and we are going to arrest you,” McAuliffe told CNN’s “State of the Union,” when asked about anti-fascist protesters who clashed with white nationalists at the rally. 

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The governor made clear that while all individuals are entitled to protest peacefully, any violent acts will not be tolerated.

“You commit a crime of violence, I don’t care which side you’re on, we’re going to come and get you.”

The Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office issued four warrants for white nationalist Christopher Cantwell, who reportedly turned himself into law enforcement officials on Wednesday.

Cantwell was featured in a widely viewed documentary from Vice about the “Unite the Right” rally earlier this month where one counterprotester died and numerous others were injured.