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Trump defends his Charlottesville comments after Biden slams them

President Donald Trump defended his equivocating comments following white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, saying Friday that he was referring to supporters of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee when he said there were "fine people" on both sides.

Washington Post: Northam says he won't resign

Embattled Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Saturday he feels he should remain in office to help his state heal and use the rest of his term to pursue racial "equity" -- hoping to move on from a racist photograph scandal and admission of donning blackface in the past.

Orlando begins process of moving Confederate statue

The city of Orlando began Tuesday the process of removing a Confederate statue from its place in Lake Eola Park. The statue, which depicts Johnny Reb -- a symbol of the Confederacy and its soldiers -- is being moved to Greenwood Cemetery, where it will be kept in a section dedicated to Confederate veterans.