Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris (D) lied during a recent radio show interview, repeating the debunked claim that President Trump “refused to condemn” Neo-Nazis after violence at Charlottesville protests in August 2017.
Harris said Friday on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show that Trump “refused to condemn Neo-Nazis who were, you know, spewing racial slurs and anti-Semitic slurs.”
She added: “Joe Biden was so outraged by Donald Trump’s saying fine people on both sides — that’s what got Joe in the race to stand up and fight for the fact that you can’t have a president of the United States condoning or saying white supremacists are equal to peaceful protesters.”
Trump did not call Neo-Nazis and white supremacists “fine people.” He actually said, during the August 15, 2017, press conference that Harris was referencing (emphasis added):
You had people, and I’m not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists,