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>> Excuse me, excuse me.>> US president Donald Trump on Thursday attacking Senate Republicans amid the fall out over his comments on the racial violence in Virginia. Trump on Twitter calling Arizona Republican Jeff Flake weak, and suggesting South Carolina voters reject Republican Lindsey Graham. Both Senators see among dozens of members from the resident's own party rebuking him for suggesting that both neo-Nazis and anti-Nazi demonstrators were to blame for violent clashes on Saturday that left one person dead.
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And the fallout from those comments continuing to snowball. Reuters learning there is talk of White House officials eyeing the exits. One senior official telling Reuters, after Tuesday it's clear that there is no way for anyone even a Marine general to restrain Trump's impulses. The comments referring to former Marine general John Kelly the White House Chief of Staff.
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It was hoped Kelly could bring a form of discipline to the administration. Inside the White House speculation is rising that Garry Kone, Trump's top economic advisor might resign in protest. Kone who's Jewish stood alongside the president in a lobby of Trump's tower Tuesday. Sources say Kone was upset by Trump's remarks, but as remaining of the administration for now.
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Also in the spotlight White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, said to have fallen out of favor with the President. Bannon ran the far right website Breitbart before joining the Trump campaign. And it's more closely linked to white nationalists than any other administration official. But he called White Nationalists quote, a collection of clowns, in a phone call with a magazine reporter published Wednesday.
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A parade of business leaders have already broken ties with Trump over his Charlottesville comments. Many Republicans urged the President to take a stronger stance against racism and anti-Semitism. US military leaders put out statements condemning hate and bigotry. Reaction also coming from the overseas, a rare rebuke to the President from UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
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>> I see no equivalence between those who propound fascist views and those who oppose them. And I think it is important for all those in positions of responsibility to condemn far-right views wherever we hear them.>> Both Israel and Iran expressing outrage over the display of white supremacy.
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So far no reaction from the Kremlin.