It’s been nearly a week since President Donald J. Trump blamed “all sides” for the hate and violence the took place at the rally held in Charlottesville, VA.
The Unite the Right rally left 20 people injured and one person dead as members of the KKK and white nationalists clashed with Antifa, Black Lives Matter, and protesters who came out to condemn the event.
Since then, many Democrats and liberal-minded people from the mainstream media, big businesses, radical Alt-Left groups, progressive organizations, and Washington DC, have joined just a small handful of members of the GOP, like Marco Rubio, in lashing out at President Donald J. Trump for his reaction to the event.
Those who are slamming President Donald J. Trump, are they the minority?
Following the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, a nationwide poll conducted by CBS News revealed that, despite outcries from the left, the majority of Republican voters agree with President Trump’s response to the situation.
Among Republicans, a total of 67 percent said they agree with Trump’s response to Charlottesville, while 22 percent disapprove.
Among Democrats, only 10 percent approve, and 82 percent disapprove.
When asked if the president’s description is accurate on who is to blame for the violence, 68 percent of Republicans agreed the president is correct, but only 10 percent of Democrats agreed with him.
President Trump held a press conference Tuesday to clarify his condemnation of the hate and bigotry that resulted in the violence, but the poll revealed that his approval numbers fell just slightly after the press conference.
Overall, the poll reveals an America that is sorely divided along party lines, with 55 percent disapproving of Trump’s response on Monday, and 58 percent disapproving on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The violence and the vehicle attack in Charlottesville Saturday which killed one person and injured several others is considered “domestic terrorism” by 63 percent of all Americans from all parties, including 51 percent of Republicans and 73 percent of all Democrats.
When asked whether President Trump’s policies have encouraged racial division, 70 percent of all Democrats said yes, but only 15 percent of Republicans agreed with that.
The incidents in Charlottesville last weekend have had a rippling effect across the nation, as it has been used as a launching pad for every group imaginable to promote its agenda.
A gun control advocacy group responded with a call for more gun control, even though no guns were fired during the event.
A Bernie Sanders PAC grabbed the event to use as leverage for their fundraising efforts.
So many CEOs dropped out of the administration’s Manufacturing Council in protest that President Trump just scrapped the entire council.
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer even tried to blame the Barcelona terror attack on Charlottesville, claiming it could be a “copycat” incident of Charlottesville.
And liberal groups and Democrat politicians are calling for the removal of all Confederate statues and symbols across the nation, including one congresswoman who wants Confederate names removed from all military bases.
The CBS poll was conducted in telephone interviews with 1,223 adults nationwide during the three-day period of August 14-16.
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