Key Words: Trump on events in Charlottesville: ‘There is no place for this kind of violence in America’

President Trump faced criticism on Twitter and elsewhere Friday night and Saturday morning before breaking his silence on the matter of the Unite the Right event in Charlottesville, Va., and the chaos and violence surrounding it, which resulted in the declaration of a state of emergency, but by afternoon Trump had posted a message on the social-media platform.

See: ‘Fire and fury,’ pronounces banner headline of Charlottesville, Va., newspaper

Plus: Virginia elected officials on alert as Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ marchers chant Nazi-era slogan

The president’s message followed tweets from the first lady, Melania Trump, from former president Bill Clinton, from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and numerous other political-sphere notables:

Vice President Mike Pence tweeted that he supported Trump’s post:

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