Sen. Tim Scott To Meet With Trump Over Charlottesville Response

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKgYgqGfeIE Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. is set to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday to discuss the president's response to last month's protests and racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., as well as specific issues facing communities of color. Scott — the only black Republican currently serving in the Senate — said Trump's moral authority was comprised after the president equated neo-Nazis, KKK members and other white supremacists who organized the protests with those who demonstrated in opposition to the white supremacists' message. Three people — a pedestrian struck when a car was driven into a crowd of counterprotesters and two Virginia State Police officers killed in a helicopter crash — died in connection with the violence. "I think there's blame on both sides," Trump told reporters during a news conference at Trump Tower last month. "You look at both sides — I think there's blame on both sides and I have no doubt about it,Original Article