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US Congress Calls on Trump to Speak Out Against White Supremacists, Extremists

15 September 2017, 12:58 | Marta Robbins

Can Sen. Tim Scott help President Trump understand race in the United States?

Sen. Tim Scott to meet with Trump Wednesday to talk race, Charlottesville response

The black Republican from SC gave an exclusive TV interview to CBS News Chief Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes after meeting with Mr. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday, in a discussion that touched on issues of race, discrimination and opportunity in America.

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Sen. Tim Scott, the only African-American Republican in the U.S. Senate, met with President Trump on Wednesday and said they discussed diversity and the president's response to the violence in Charlottesville.

Asked if Scott used the Oval Office meeting Wednesday to express his displeasure with the president's response in-person, Sanders said, "Not at all". The resolution now goes to President Donald Trump, who has been criticized for his response following the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. "We wouldn't have had to add in that point had he not demonstrated this moral equivocation at the time, but I think it would be a really good thing".

Following the meeting, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it was "very productive". Pulling notes from the pocket of his jacket and launching into a long rehash of how he'd responded to the mayhem in Virginia, Trump made clear where he stood: The "totally dishonest" media "was having a hard time" with his condemnation of the violence "because I said everything".

Trump officials temper expectations for 15 percent corporate tax rate
But other firms-"entities that do create jobs", Mnuchin said-may still qualify. "Ideally, he'd like to get it down to 15 percent. Steve Mnuchin to Wall Street: Time to pay up.

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On Wednesday, he told reporters he was "encouraged and surprised" by Trump, who spent most of the session listening, and not talking.

"He's obviously reflected on what he has said, on his intentions and the perception of those comments", Scott said. I got the white supremacists, the neo-Nazi.

"We had an opportunity to discuss everything from diversifying the echo chamber, as well as protecting this notion of fairness that is a part and parcel of who we are as Americans", said Scott, R-S.C. She characterized their conversation as focused "primarily on solutions moving forward".

The White House issued a statement following the meeting, which included Vice President Mike Pence and other aides, that avoided mentioning Charlottesville or the President's contentious comments. "We talked about ways to celebrate diversity - both within my administration and the country more broadly". I've been a supporter of his - I was one of his earliest supporters.



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