In an editorial published by the Washington Post on Monday entitled, “Trump should be impeached. But that alone won’t remove white supremacy from America,” failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton described last Wednesday’s “attack on the Capitol” as a function of “white-supremacist grievances fueled by Donald Trump.”
Clinton repeated the false claim that President Donald Trump praised neo-Nazis as “very fine people” following the 2017 riots in Charlottesville VA. She framed “whiteness” — a term she did not define — as the president’s political priority. Clinton wrote:
Trump ran for president on a vision of America where whiteness is valued at the expense of everything else. In the White House, he gave white supremacists, members of the extreme right and conspiracy theorists their most powerful platforms yet, even claiming that there were “very fine people” among the torch-wielding militia members who converged on Charlottesville in 2017.
Clinton predicted that