• 'He needed to be much harsher': Anthony Scaramucci criticizes Trump's refusal to explicitly condemn white supremacists in Charlottesville

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said President Donald Trump needed to more explicitly condemn white supremacists and neo-Nazis.
    In Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, white nationalists and counter-protesters clashed in riots that turned deadly, resulting in three deaths and several injuries.
    Trump said at a press conference that, "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides." Republicans and Democrats immediately criticized Trump's lackluster condemnation.
    "I wouldn't have recommended...
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  • Airbnb banned neo-Nazis from booking in Charlottesville - and set a standard for how tech companies can fight hate

    Airbnb banned neo-Nazis from booking in Charlottesville - and set a standard for how tech companies can fight hate

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Editor's Note: This story was published before the rally in Charlottesville erupted into violence on Saturday, leaving three dead and dozens injured.
    This weekend, alt-righters and white supremacists will descend upon Charlottesville, Virginia, as they have throughout 2017 . But they may find themselves without a place to party.
    That's thanks to Airbnb, which this week removed users who were using the service to book venues as part of their Unite the Right rally, as Gizmodo first reported .
    The company learned from some of its users that Unite the Right attendees were organizing logistics...
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  • 'He has to move away from that sort of Bannon-bart nonsense': Scaramucci repeatedly blasts Steve Bannon in multiple interviews

    'He has to move away from that sort of Bannon-bart nonsense': Scaramucci repeatedly blasts Steve Bannon in multiple interviews

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Anthony Scaramucci repeatedly blasted President Donald Trump's top political adviser Steve Bannon amid reports that the controversial aide may soon be ousted from the White House.
    Scaramucci, who served as White House communications director for only 11 days, described Bannon as a "a snag on the president," arguing that the former head of Breitbart News was pulling Trump too far to the right and alienating moderate and independent voters, as well as Republicans in Congress.
    "If the president really wants to execute that legislative agenda that I think is so promising for the American...
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  • 'I haven't heard you say "I condemn white supremacists"': Jake Tapper confronts White House adviser over Trump's refusal to explicitly call out neo-Nazis

    'I haven't heard you say

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    CNN's Jake Tapper grilled a top White House adviser over President Donald Trump's refusal to explicitly condemn white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and members of the alt-right who converged Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday.
    In a statement after the deadly rally , the president responded to the violence that erupted in Virginia as a group of white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters, decrying the "egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides."
    In an interview on Sunday, White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert dismissed criticism that the president...
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